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Definition of "hoover" []

  • A vacuum cleaner (irrespective of brand). (noun)
  • To clean (a room, etc) with a vacuum cleaner, irrespective of brand. (verb)
  • To use a vacuum cleaner, irrespective of brand. (verb)
  • To suck in or inhale, as if by a vacuum cleaner. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hoover" in a sentence
  • "Hoover, whose history dates back to 1907, is one of the country's most iconic brands; the phrase "hoover up" is commonly understood to mean vacuum-cleaning, and also to eat or drink rapidly."
  • "When she was making her work initially she believed that there must be a way to lift the plastic out of the world, to "hoover" it up and transport it somewhere in one fell swoop."
  • "Hi: Interesting post but I think you meant "hoover" :"