adjective, emp·ti·er, emp·ti·est.
verb (used with object), emp·tied, emp·ty·ing.
verb (used without object), emp·tied, emp·ty·ing.
noun, plural emp·ties.
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Origin of empty
SYNONYMS FOR empty
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OTHER WORDS FROM empty
Words nearby empty
Example sentences from the Web for emptier
Whether the stadium or the speech was emptier is the obvious question of the moment.Michael Tomasky on Mitt Romney’s Tax-Plan Flim-Flam|Michael Tomasky|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was dusk in the room, which, large and empty at all times, now appeared larger and emptier than usual.The Voyage Out|Virginia Woolf
The supper-room will be emptier now, and I am dying of hunger.The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers|Mary Cholmondeley
A pause followed, the emptier for the preceding stridor of his voice.
British Dictionary definitions for emptier
adjective -tier or -tiest
verb -ties, -tying or -tied
noun plural -ties
Derived forms of emptyemptiable, adjectiveemptier, nounemptily, adverbemptiness, noun
Word Origin for empty
Idioms and Phrases with emptier
In addition to the idioms beginning with empty
- empty calories
- empty nest
- empty suit
- glass is half full (half empty)
- running on empty