hoovering


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hoo·ver

 (ho͞o′vər)
v. hoo·vered, hoo·ver·ing, hoo·vers
v.tr.
1. Informal
a. To clean (a surface or material) with a vacuum cleaner: hoovered the rug.
b. To remove with a vacuum cleaner. Often used with up: hoovered up the spilled cereal.
2. Slang To consume entirely; devour. Often used with up or down.
v.intr.
Informal To use a vacuum cleaner: needs to hoover before the guests arrive.

[After the Hoover Company, a prominent manufacturer of vacuum cleaners.]

hoovering

(ˈhuːvərɪŋ)
n
the action or an instance of using a Hoover to vacuum-clean
Translations

hoovering

[ˈhuːvərɪŋ] n
to do the hoovering → passer l'aspirateur
I finished off the hoovering upstairs → J'ai fini de passer l'aspirateur à l'étage.

hoovering

n to do the hoovering(staub)saugen, Staub saugen