Definitions of hollow:
  • noun:   a small valley between mountains
    Example: "He built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
  • noun:   a cavity or space in something
    Example: "Hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
  • noun:   a depression hollowed out of solid matter
  • verb:   remove the interior of
    Example: "Hollow out a tree trunk"
  • verb:   remove the inner part or the core of
  • adjective:   as if echoing in a hollow space
    Example: "The hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
  • adjective:   not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
    Example: "A hollow wall"
  • adjective:   devoid of significance or point
    Example: "A hollow victory"
  • adjective:   deliberately deceptive
    Example: "Hollow (or false) promises"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #22964)

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