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Definition of 'hollow'

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Noun

  1. a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
  2. a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
       Synonyms: holler
  3. a depression hollowed out of solid matter
       Synonyms: hole

Verb

  1. remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
       Synonyms: excavate dig
  2. remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
       Synonyms: hollow out core out

Adjective

  1. not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
       Antonyms: solid
  2. deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses"
       Synonyms: false
  3. as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
  4. devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
       Synonyms: empty vacuous


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