Hoover - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Hoover”

See all translations

Hoover

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhuːvər/ UK trademark ( UK/US vacuum cleaner)
an electric machine that cleans floors by sucking up dirtEquipment used for cleaning
hoover verb [I, T]
Translations of “Hoover”
in Korean 진공 청소기…
in Arabic مِكْنَسة كَهْرُبائيّة…
in Portuguese aspirador de pó…
in Catalan aspiradora…
in Japanese 電気掃除機 (フーバー社の商標)…
in Italian aspirapolvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真空吸塵器…
in Russian пылесос…
in Turkish elektrik süpürgesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真空吸尘器…
in Polish odkurzacz…
(Definition of Hoover from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “Hoover”

Definitions of “Hoover” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More