United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
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
clean with a vacuum cleaner;
"vacuum the carpets"
- I haven't been able to hoover the carpet because my vacuum cleaner is on the blink.
- Hoover has become a household word for a vacuum cleaner through the world.