hoover up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyhoover up
he/she/ithoovers up
present participlehoovering up
past tensehoovered up
past participlehoovered up
  1. to clean the dirt or dust from a carpet or floor with a vacuum cleaner

    We can hoover up any bits you drop.

See also main entry: hoover