adjective, hol·low·er, hol·low·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby hollow
Idioms for hollow
Origin of hollow
OTHER WORDS FROM hollow
Examples from the Web for hollowness
But the closing of one school after another exposes the hollowness of those promises.The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now It’s Breaking Them|Heather Barr|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My voice sounded cheerful and supportive, properly concealing the hollowness I felt.
In his voluble, guns-blazing manner, Adrover made the hollowness of New York Fashion Week, which ends Thursday, apparent.Designing for the One Percent at New York Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We know too much now about the hollowness of institutions and the frailty of their leaders.
His power is perilous in the partiality of will, and his heart full of hollowness in the protestation of love.
It seemed fast set in the boards, and gave no sound of hollowness or symptom of unsteadiness when I tried it.Kilgorman|Talbot Baines Reed
He knew from experience the hollowness of the formula which had been invented by the priests.
From the very first she had suspected the hollowness of its social organisation.Garcia the Centenarian And His Times|M. Sterling Mackinlay
In those days I couldnt see the hollowness and the rottenness of it all.John Brown|Captain R. W. Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for hollowness
verb (often foll by out, usually when tr)
Derived forms of hollowhollowly, adverbhollowness, noun
Word Origin for hollow
Idioms and Phrases with hollowness
see beat the pants off (hollow).