from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hoover, Herbert Clark 1874-1964. The 31st President of the United States (1929-1933). After the stock market crash of 1929 he was unwilling to finance employment through federal intervention and lost the presidency to Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932.
- Hoover, J(ohn) Edgar 1895-1972. American director of the FBI (1924-1972). He is remembered for fighting gangsterism during the Prohibition era (1919-1933) and for a vigorous anti-Communist campaign after World War II.
- Hoover, Lou Henry 1874-1944. First Lady of the United States (1929-1933) as the wife of Herbert Hoover. She urged women to pursue careers and gave a series of radio talks for young people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A vacuum cleaner of the Hoover brand. Alternative form of hoover.
- proper n. An American surname (shared by several famous people including J Edgar Hoover and Herbert Hoover).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a kind of vacuum cleaner.
HOOVER -- A longtime middle school coach from Hoover is being held on child pornography charges.
HOOVER - As a small crowd gathered with signs of support at Veterans Park in Hoover, Virginia Sweet launched her candidacy to represent District 43, which includes Jefferson and Shelby counties, in the Alabama House of Representatives.
HOOVER - Hoover citizens could vote on the Hoover School System's proposal to extend a 24-mill property tax April 27.
HOOVER - For this year, Hoover dogs will get to celebrate Halloween along with their owners.
What I did was, I started it with Lance, and then I'd see Leo at social events, and Leo would always go - he'd mouth to me the word 'Hoover.'
Hoover is still being discussed. bush has caused long term damage and you will just have to dry up those tears little fella. what failures by Obama?
If the banking sector is still on life support and the economy is still shrinking 20+ months from now, then we really are back in Hoover/FDR territory.
Eads hails from Louisville, Ky., and Hoover is from
Meanwhile, Hoover is due for a parole hearing on Jan. 15, according to Marin County District Attorney Ed Berberian.
“I feel by being there,” Kristin Hoover said, “I was able to remind Tony that God still loves him and is not finished with him.”