Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “vacuum cleaner”

See all translations

vacuum cleaner

noun [C]
 
 
( also UK Hoover)
an electric machine that cleans floors by sucking up dirtEquipment used for cleaning
Translations of “vacuum cleaner”
in Korean 진공 청소기…
in Arabic مِكْنَسة كَهْرُبائيّة…
in Portuguese aspirador de pó…
in Catalan aspiradora…
in Japanese 掃除機…
in Italian aspirapolvere…
in Russian пылесос…
in Turkish elektrik süpürgesi…
in Polish odkurzacz…
(Definition of vacuum cleaner from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “vacuum cleaner”

Definitions of “vacuum cleaner” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More