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1 hollow /ˈhɑːloʊ/ adjective
hollower; hollowest
1 hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
adjective
hollower; hollowest
Learner's definition of HOLLOW
: curved inward or down
: not having real value or meaning
◊ A sound that is hollow is like the sound made when you hit something that is empty inside.
: weak and without any emotion

— hollowly

/ˈhɑːləli/ adverb

— hollowness

noun [noncount]
2 hollow /ˈhɑːloʊ/ noun
plural hollows
2 hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
noun
plural hollows
Learner's definition of HOLLOW
[count]
: a place or area (especially on the ground) that is lower than the area around it
: an empty space inside of something

in the hollow of your hand

◊ If you hold something in the hollow of your hand, you hold it in your palm with your hand curved like a cup
3 hollow /ˈhɑːloʊ/ verb
hollows; hollowed; hollowing
3 hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
verb
hollows; hollowed; hollowing
Learner's definition of HOLLOW
[+ object]
: to remove the inside of (something) often used as (be) hollowed

hollow out

[phrasal verb]
hollow (something) out or hollow out (something)
: to remove the inside of (something) : to make an empty space in (something)
: to form (something) by digging or cutting the inside of something
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