hollow (Meaning)

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hollow (n)

a cavity or space in something

a small valley between mountains

a depression hollowed out of solid matter

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hollow (v)

remove the inner part or the core of

remove the interior of

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hollow (a)

not solid; having a space or gap or cavity

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hollow (s)

as if echoing in a hollow space

devoid of significance or force

lacking in substance or character

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hollow (a.)

Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere.

Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.

Reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound; deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar.

Not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as, a hollow heart; a hollow friend.

Webster

hollow (n.)

A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow of the hand or of a tree.

A low spot surrounded by elevations; a depressed part of a surface; a concavity; a channel.

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hollow (v. t.)

To make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to excavate.

To urge or call by shouting.

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hollow (adv.)

Wholly; completely; utterly; -- chiefly after the verb to beat, and often with all; as, this story beats the other all hollow. See All, adv.

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hollow (interj.)

Hollo.

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hollow (v. i.)

To shout; to hollo.

hollow Sentence Examples

  1. The wind howled through the hollow trees, sending chills down the hikers' spines.
  2. The old house stood hollow and abandoned, its windows shattered and its roof caved in.
  3. The empty shell of the boat bobbed hollowly on the water, a tragic reminder of its former glory.
  4. The hollow sound of the gong echoed through the temple, signaling the start of the ceremony.
  5. The hollow eyes of the scarecrow stared blankly into the night.
  6. The hollow promise of riches lured many into a trap they could not escape.
  7. The once-sturdy oak tree had become a hollow reminder of the passing of time.
  8. The hollow drumbeat of rain lashed against the windowpanes, creating an eerie atmosphere.
  9. The hollow laugh of the villain reverberated through the grand hall, sending a shiver of terror down the spines of the guests.
  10. The hollow emptiness inside him gnawed at his soul, leaving him feeling utterly lost and alone.

FAQs About the word hollow

a cavity or space in something, a small valley between mountains, a depression hollowed out of solid matter, remove the inner part or the core of, remove the in

sunken,concave, indented, dished, recessed, cupped,depressed, dented, dimpled, cuplike

protuberant, swollen,convex, risen, swollen, convex, protuberant, projecting, risen, bulbous

The wind howled through the hollow trees, sending chills down the hikers' spines.

The old house stood hollow and abandoned, its windows shattered and its roof caved in.

The empty shell of the boat bobbed hollowly on the water, a tragic reminder of its former glory.

The hollow sound of the gong echoed through the temple, signaling the start of the ceremony.