Meaning of HOLLOW in English


vt to urge or call by shouting.

2. hollow ·interj hollo.

3. hollow ·adj depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.

4. hollow ·vi to shout; to hollo.

5. hollow ·adj reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound; deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar.

6. hollow ·vt to make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to excavate.

7. hollow ·adj not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as, a hollow heart; a hollow friend.

8. hollow ·noun a low spot surrounded by elevations; a depressed part of a surface; a concavity; a channel.

9. 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.

10. hollow ·adv wholly; completely; utterly;

— chiefly after the verb to beat, and often with all; as, this story beats the other all hollow. ·see all, ·adv

11. 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.

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