adjective, hol·low·er, hol·low·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for hollow
While virtual networking meet ups have become common and create space for less formal conversation, agency execs say that at times it can feel hollow as people are sharing their stories but there’s no need to connect further.‘It used to be so easy’: How networking has been reshaped by the coronavirus|Kristina Monllos|December 31, 2020|Digiday
Yes, there is less money in the market, but his outreach to clients via Zoom has been a hollow exercise and says he’s counting the days to have face-to-face meetings again, to travel again, to wear a suit again — to close really big deals again.‘No is not an option’: Confessions of a sales executive|jim cooper|December 29, 2020|Digiday
When something tastes exactly the same as it has for days or weeks, except no longer good, it feels like reality has gotten hollowed out a tiny bit, and that more could be coming.
If this is too hard, eliminate the rocking motion for a static hollow-body hold.
In 1926, Margaret Barnes of Manchester, England, was rifling through her deceased husband’s belongings when she came upon a hollowed-out eggshell.Would You Write Your Last Will and Testament on a Napkin?|Fiona Zublin|December 16, 2020|Ozy
Locals call it the hollowing out of the city into an empty theme park.The Big Idea: How Tourism Can Destroy the Places We Love|Elizabeth Becker|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Takeovers of foreign companies and government intervention in the markets have spooked investors, hollowing out key industries.After the Presidential Election, a Tough Road for Hugo Chávez|Mac Margolis|October 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a dugout or canoe, made by hollowing with axe and adz a section of a cucumber tree.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
They were formed by hollowing out two trunks of trees, which were sewn together in the centre.Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
The Jet Ant (Formica fuliginosa) excavates wood, hollowing out its labyrinth in the trunk of a tree with consummate skill.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Who can tell the immense sums expended in hollowing out the living rock of Gibraltar?Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 1 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
The Yankee took the adze from his hand before he could speak, and set about hollowing troughs very rapidly.Cedar Creek|Elizabeth Hely Walshe
British Dictionary definitions for hollow
verb (often foll by out, usually when tr)
Derived forms of hollowhollowly, adverbhollowness, noun
Word Origin for hollow
Idioms and Phrases with hollow
see beat the pants off (hollow).