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Idioms about hollow

    beat all hollow, to surpass or outdo completely: His performance beat the others all hollow.Also beat hollow.

Origin of hollow

before 900; Middle English holw(e), holow,Old English holh a hollow place; akin to hole

OTHER WORDS FROM hollow

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How to use hollow in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hollow

Derived forms of hollow

hollowly, adverbhollowness, noun

Word Origin for hollow

C12: from holu, inflected form of Old English holh cave; related to Old Norse holr, German hohl; see hole
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Other Idioms and Phrases with hollow

hollow

see beat the pants off (hollow).

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