Definitions for Hollowˈhɒl oʊ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hollow(noun)

    a cavity or space in something

    "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"

  2. hollow, holler(noun)

    a small valley between mountains

    "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"

  3. hole, hollow(adj)

    a depression hollowed out of solid matter

  4. hollow(adj)

    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"

  5. hollow(adj)

    as if echoing in a hollow space

    "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"

  6. empty, hollow, vacuous(verb)

    devoid of significance or point

    "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"

  7. excavate, dig, hollow(verb)

    remove the inner part or the core of

    "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"

  8. hollow, hollow out, core out(verb)

    remove the interior of

    "hollow out a tree trunk"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hollow(adj)

    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

  2. Hollow(adj)

    depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken

  3. Hollow(adj)

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

  4. Hollow(adj)

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

  5. Hollow(noun)

    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

  6. Hollow(noun)

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

  7. Hollow(verb)

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

  8. Hollow(adverb)

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

  9. Hollow


  10. Hollow(verb)

    to shout; to hollo

  11. Hollow(verb)

    to urge or call by shouting

  12. Origin: [See Hollo.]

Translations for Hollow

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hollow
  • dutý, dutina, prohlubeň, bezobsažný, prázdnota, nesmyslný, prázdnýCzech
  • cauWelsh
  • hul, dybDanish
  • hohl, HöhleGerman
  • ψεύτικος, βαθούλωμα, κούφιος, υπόκωφος, κενόGreek
  • kavaEsperanto
  • sordo, hondonada, hueco, resonante, hundido, depresión, falso, ahuecado, vacíoSpanish
  • õõnesEstonian
  • کاواک, پوک, توخالیPersian
  • onttoFinnish
  • insignifiant, creux, videFrench
  • sloc, falamhScottish Gaelic
  • खोखलाHindi
  • cavo, cavità, incavoItalian
  • 空虚, むなしい, 虚ろ, くぼむ, 虚脱感, 中空, 空洞, 窪地, こもる, 空っぽ, 不誠実Japanese
  • kowCornish
  • cavus, inanis, vacuusLatin
  • huelLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • duobė, dauba, tuščiaviduris, tuščias, įdubaLithuanian
  • dobums, tukšsLatvian
  • hull, innhul, hol, hul, grop, dypNorwegian
  • laagte, hol, leegDutch
  • grop, hol, djup, innholNorwegian Nynorsk
  • pusty, nizina, głuchy, niecka, pustkaPolish
  • vazio, oco, depressão, vãoPortuguese
  • полый, пустота, бессодержательный, выемка, яма, пустой, выбоина, впадина, низина, глухой, углублениеRussian
  • ihålig, grop, tomSwedish
  • డొల్ల, శుష్క, బోలుTelugu
  • کھوکھلاUrdu

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