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

 

hoover

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hoover
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvər//
 
he / she / it hoovers
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvərz//
 
past simple hoovered
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvərd//
 
past participle hoovered
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvərd//
 
-ing form hoovering
BrE BrE//ˈhuːvərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːvərɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] hoover (something) (British English) to clean a carpet, floor, etc. with a vacuum cleaner synonym vacuum to hoover the carpet Phrasal Verbshoover somethingup