hoover: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (h'vur), [key]
— v.t. Chiefly Brit.
  1. to clean with a vacuum cleaner.


Pronunciation: (h'vur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1874–1964, 31st president of the U.S. 1929–33.
  2. 1895–1972, U.S. government official: director of the FBI 1924–72.
  3. a town in N central Alabama. 15,064.
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