verb (used with object) (often initial capital letter)Chiefly British.
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It’s no longer enough to have swagger on Twitter and LinkedIn and brag about ROAS since companies like Facebook will no longer be able to hoover up the customer data they have in the past.‘Everybody had a Facebook agency’: As customer data becomes scarcer, performance marketers face fallout|Cale Guthrie Weissman|April 1, 2021|Digiday
Hoover, 25, lived in the neighborhood when she was an infant and grew up in Kansas City.Kansas City newspaper sends a warning with a blank front page|Meryl Kornfield|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Hoover hasn’t crunched the numbers for the Super Bowl spot, but The Martin Agency executive team has noticed at least a 20% increase in budgets in light of the pandemic.‘Everything was done in stages’: How Covid-19 impacted DoorDash’s first Super Bowl spot|Kimeko McCoy|January 28, 2021|Digiday
We live in a world where a J. Edgar Hoover biopic got made before a Martin Luther King Jr. one.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such was the corrosive paranoia of the time, fueled by McCarthy and abetted by Hoover.
The world in which a J. Edgar Hoover movie exists before an MLK movie is utterly bizarre to me.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two years later, Kansas helped oust Curtis—and Hoover—by voting for Franklin Roosevelt and re-electing McGill.A Loss by Pat Roberts in Kansas? Actually, Not So Bizarre|Jeff Greenfield|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, the White House passed from McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt to Taft, and then from Harding to Coolidge to Hoover.
Men of the stamp of Herbert Hoover have demonstrated the very great need for men of scientific training in public affairs.Opportunities in Engineering|Charles M. Horton
The first problem young Hoover had to solve at college, however, was the way of meeting his living expenses.
The first thing you think about Hoover, said a man who knew him in college, is that he is a free soul and feels himself free.
Well, replied Mr. Hoover, with some hesitation, you see it wasnt a particularly easy job.
I have managed to get all these things, Hoover interposed, and am now through with them all except the steamers.