"hoovers" in the noun sense
1. Hoover, William Hoover, William Henry Hoover
United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
2. Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar Hoover
United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
3. Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Herbert Clark Hoover, President Hoover
31st President of the United States in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
a kind of vacuum cleaner
"hoovers" in the verb sense
1. vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover
clean with a vacuum cleaner
"vacuum the carpets"
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