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1hollow/ˈhɑːloʊ/adjective
hollowerhollowest
1hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
adjective
hollowerhollowest
Learner's definition of HOLLOW  
: having nothing inside: not solid
: 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]
2hollow/ˈhɑːloʊ/noun
pluralhollows
2hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
noun
pluralhollows
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
3hollow/ˈhɑːloʊ/verb
hollowshollowedhollowing
3hollow
/ˈhɑːloʊ/
verb
hollowshollowedhollowing
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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