1. [ noun ] (politics) 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for re-election by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
Synonyms: Herbert_Clark_Hoover president_hoover Herbert_Hoover
Related terms: President_of_the_United_States
2. [ verb ] clean with a vacuum cleaner
Synonyms: vacuum vacuum-clean

"vacuum the carpets"

Related terms: clean
3. [ noun ] (law,work) United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
Synonyms: john_edgar_hoover j._edgar_hoover
Related terms: lawyer
4. [ noun ] (work,business) United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
Synonyms: william_hoover william_henry_hoover
Related terms: industrialist vacuum
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 571
6. [ noun ] (trademark) a kind of vacuum cleaner
Related terms: vacuum trademark
Similar spelling:   hover