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hoover in Cleaning topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhooverhoover verb [intransitive, transitive] British English 🔊 🔊 DHCto clean a floor, carpet etc using a vacuum cleaner (=a machine that sucks up dirt) syn vacuum→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hooverShe hoovered and swept, sprayed mirrors and wiped, dusted wood and washed walls.This would involve staying behind after office hours to empty some bins and hoover around a bit.Carpets that were hoovered every day are now shampooed regularly as well.A life of serious touring is exchanged for less glamorous travel: moved once a week when mum hoovers the bedroom.Geraldine hoovered the living room and watered her plants.You forgot to hoover the lounge before you went out this morning?I could hoover this one twenty times a day.She has, she says, just buried her husband and is hoovering up booze at the bar.