Definitions for hollow

Definitions for (noun) hollow

Main entry: hole, hollow

Definition: a depression hollowed out of solid matter

Main entry: holler, hollow

Definition: a small valley between mountains

Usage: he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

Main entry: hollow

Definition: a cavity or space in something

Usage: hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks

Definitions for (verb) hollow

Main entry: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Main entry: dig, excavate, hollow

Definition: remove the inner part or the core of

Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Definitions for (adj) hollow

Main entry: hollow, empty, vacuous

Definition: devoid of significance or point

Usage: empty promises; a hollow victory; vacuous comments

Main entry: hollow

Definition: as if echoing in a hollow space

Usage: the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom

Main entry: hollow

Definition: not solid; having a space or gap or cavity

Usage: a hollow wall; a hollow tree; hollow cheeks; his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year

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