Definition of “Hoover” - English Dictionary

“Hoover” in English

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Hoovernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhuː.vər/ us /ˈhuː.vɚ/ UK trademark
verb [ I or T ] uk us UK

He was busy hoovering the bedroom carpet when I got home.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈhuː.vər.ɪŋ/ us /ˈhuː.vɚ.ɪŋ/ UK

Could you do the hoovering?

(Definition of “Hoover” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Hoover” in American English

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Hooververb [ I/T ]

us /ˈhu·vər/ Br

to vacuum

Note: Hoover is a trademark for cleaning and other equipment.

(Definition of “Hoover” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)