Definition of hoarding noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

hoarding

noun
ˈhɔːdɪŋ
 
; ˈhɔːrdɪŋ
 
 
1 (British English) (also billboard North American English, British English) [countable] a large board on the outside of a building or at the side of the road, used for putting advertisements onadvertising hoardings 2 [countable] (British English) a temporary fence made of boards that is placed around an area of land until a building has been built3 [uncountable] the act of hoarding thingsConsumer hoarding of limited goods, such as gasoline and paper, is creating shortages in stores.