- (British English)Example sentences
- With their famous prancing horse insignia and red livery, Ferraris are racing cars in the same way that Hoovers are vacuum cleaners or Rizlas are cigarette papers.
- There's a plastic railway buffet display unit for sandwiches on the worktop, genuine adverts, circa 1962, for Hoovers on the walls, and a Bakelite radio on the windowsill.
- The magazine, aimed at women with advice on lifestyle issues and consumer products ranging from Hoovers to holidays, has existed in the UK since 1922.
- (British English)(carpet/room)
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pasar el aspirador por
aspirar (Latin America)Example sentences
- Animals get the star treatment - cows are hoovered clean while attentive stable hands polish every inch of the horses' hooves.
- Marie is the mother of the flat, she's really clean and leaves notes around: ‘Boys, hoover the floor!’
- Someone else hoovers the carpet before you think it needs doing.
Definition of Hoover in:
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