adjective, hol·low·er, hol·low·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hollow
Examples from the Web for hollow
The young man weaves through clusters of bamboo and cuts a diagonal slash into a tree, positioning a hollow log at the end.
He pressed a hollow shell casing into my palm and leaned towards my ear, “I PICKED IT UP FROM THE BEDROOM!”
Head of State was prescient, but hollow; I Think I Love My Wife was bland; and the documentary Good Hair was fascinating fun.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The boy stops making noise, and there's a hollow absence of sound for few moments before the Iraqi soldiers start shouting again.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the end, Hollow pulled out a withering attack that outpaced Budden both in speed and viciousness.
It is quite impossible for me to decide if, by digging straight down, I shall come to a hollow cell or to a solid wall.The Mason-bees|J. Henri Fabre
It is said that the nest is sometimes built in the crevices of cliffs or in hollow trees.
Beyond the hollow stretched a belt of upheaved ridges of brick-red sandstone.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
His cheeks are hollow and pale; he looks dejected, and yet fierce.Nancy|Rhoda Broughton
The deformity presents a combination of the hollow foot—pes cavus—with pes calcaneus, and resembles that of a Chinese lady's foot.
British Dictionary definitions for hollow
verb (often foll by out, usually when tr)
Derived Formshollowly, adverbhollowness, noun
Word Origin for hollow
Idioms and Phrases with hollow
see beat the pants off (hollow).