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Hoover

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Etymology

The common noun and verb are taken from the brand name of one of the first vacuum cleaners.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Hoover

Plural
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Hoover

  1. A brand of vacuum cleaner.
  2. A surname (shared by several famous people including J Edgar Hoover and Herbert Hoover).

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