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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋhɑlo 〕


〔 ˊhɒlou 〕

Overview of noun hollow

The noun hollow has 3 senses

  • hollow -- (a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks")

  • hollow, holler -- (a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians")

  • hole, hollow -- (a depression hollowed out of solid matter)

Overview of verb hollow

The verb hollow has 2 senses

  • excavate, dig, hollow -- (remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside")

  • hollow, hollow out, core out -- (remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk")

Overview of adj hollow

The adj hollow has 3 senses

  • hollow -- (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")

  • hollow -- (as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom")

  • empty, hollow, vacuous -- (devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments")