horde horde  /ˈhɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a vast multitude
  2. (n) a nomadic community
  3. (n) a moving crowd

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. While still in production, a movie about the heroic defense against a horde off seemingly indestructible invaders is adopted by the fanboys of the Internet.
  2. To be older is to be dead killed for any reason or none, by rivals or the horde of infant pretenders.
  3. Outside, a faceless horde is barraging the station with every weapon of destruction short of those not found in Saddam's Iraq, blasting craters in the windows and doors.

News

  1. 7 Ways To Make Your Startup Stand Out

    A press release no longer cuts it. Here's what to do to cut through the noise. Once upon a time, a startup could issue a press release and get the word out. If it were only that easy today . . . Now a starup is confronted with an information horde from Twitter to TV to YouTube to Yelp to Facebook and on and on. It becomes a challenge just to rise above the noise, not to mention controlling the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Vision loss from retinal tears can be prevented

    A flash of light startled Anne Collins as she stood at her kitchen counter chopping onions. She figured the blast of brightness came from sunshine bouncing through a skylight. Then a horde of black specks surged across her sightline.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Milpitas Post

  3. Meetings Technology Matures: Buyers Embark On Integration, More Formal Selection

    Meetings technology today is big business. No longer a horde of little suppliers fighting for a small number of interested corporate customers, the sector has evolved into a prominent, reasonably stable pillar of the corporate meetings industry. It features long-running suppliers, some of which have grown quite large by providing maturing technology to a growing pool of corporate clients. Be ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Travel News

Quotes

  1. "I have grown up going to games there and watching great players as a kid, so to get a chance to play Test cricket on the SCG is an amazing privilege," Jaques said yesterday. "It'll be an awesome day. I can't wait. I've got a horde of family...
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Phil Jaques Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "He used to come and work out every once in a while," Listach remembers of Bonds. "He was outgoing. He was the center of attention obviously. A big-time media horde wanted to talk to him."
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Pat Listach Source: InsideTheIvy.com (subscription)

  3. "That's pretty incredible," Biffle said. "I wish that I had a little piggy bank that I'd been putting it in over there in the corner, or been able to horde more of it. But that is pretty incredible and I'm very thankful for all the...
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Greg Biffle Source: FOXNews

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