Definition of hoover up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hoover up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to remove something from a carpet, floor, etc. with a vacuum cleaner to hoover up all the dust
  2. 2(informal) to get or collect something in large quantities The US and Canada usually hoover up most of the gold medals.