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  • n. The behavior of a packrat; a tendency to collect miscellanea or bric-a-brac, often to excess.


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  • My father is the faint echo of my grandparents 'need to cling to everything they ever owned, and I am the faint echo of that cannonshot of packrattery, and even so I am still made as happy by possessions as my wife is made unhappy by posessions.

    Vive La Difference!

  • We've been together for 10 years, and through a combination of reading/education and arguments, his packrattery is somewhat curtailed.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • In your digital life, packrattery won't crowd you out of your house.

    Berks county news


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