hhollow, hollllow, hollo, holloww, holow, hoolloow, ollow
Hollow — synonyms, hollow antonyms, definition
1. hollow (a)
abortive barren booming delusive depressed dishonest empty fallen fruitless futile ghostly hopeless hypocritical insincere irrelevant lone otiose pointless purposeless resonant • • •
2. hollow (Noun)
alcove basin bowl burrow cave cavern cavity cellar chamber chasm corner crater cup dale den depression dip excavation furrow gorge • • •
hollow (Noun) — A cavity or space in something.
ex. "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
hollow (Noun) — A small valley between mountains.
ex. "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
hollow (Noun) — A depression hollowed out of solid matter.
6 types of
cavity depression enclosed space natural depression vale valley
burrow cavity chuckhole dell dingle gopher hole kettle kettle hole pit pothole rabbit burrow rabbit hole tunnel wormhole
3. hollow (Verb)
core out deepen dig dig out excavate hollow out lower
hollow (Verb) — Remove the inner part or the core of.
ex. "the mining company wants to hollow the hillside"
hollow (Verb) — Remove the interior of.
ex. "hollow out a tree trunk"
5 types of
empty remove take take away withdraw
cave cavern cavern out core dig dig out ditch draw in drive excavate gouge hole rout scallop scollop scoop out suck in trench undermine
4. hollow (Adjective)
hollow (Adjective) — Not solid; having a space, gap or cavity.
ex. "a hollow wall" ex. "a hollow tree" ex. "hollow cheeks" ex. "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
hollow (Adjective) — As if echoing in a hollow space.
ex. "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
hollow (Adjective) — Without value, significance or point.
ex. "a hollow victory"
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