Definition of hollow Pronunciation
Adjective
1. (of something solid) Having an empty space or cavity inside.
A hollow tree; a hollow sphere
2. (of a sound) Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched.
A hollow moan
3. Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless.
A hollow victory
4. Insincere, devoid of validity; specious.
A hollow promise
5. Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
Adverb
6. Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.
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English - English - hollow Pronunciation
n. hole, cavity; sunken area; small valley
v. excavate, dig out, make hollow
adj. empty, having nothing inside; bowl shaped, concave; worthless, meaningless
English - Spanish - hollow Pronunciation
s. hueco, brecha, cavidad, cuenca, depresión, hoyada, oquedad, seno
v. abrir hueco en, ahuecar
adj. vacío, ahuecado, cañivano, cavernoso
English - French - hollow Pronunciation
n. creux; vide; cavité; petite vallée, cuvette; enfoncement, dépression, bas-fond
v. creuser, évider; fouiller
adj. creux, caverneux; vide, concave, incurvé; insignifiant; futile, sans valeur
English - German - hollow Pronunciation
n. Höhle; Bodensenke; Niederung; Hohlraum
v. aushöhlen, graben
adj. ausgehöhlt, hohl; leer
English - Indonesian - hollow Pronunciation
n. kekosongan, kelapangan, ruang, ruangan, rongga, lengkung, kolong, lekuk, lubang, kelung, cawak, lembah, lembang
a. hampa, kosong, berlubang, berlobang, berongga, keropok, kempis, kempes, cekung, cengkung, caung, kempung, kempot, kerung, merelung, bergaung, bergema, lemah, palsu, keropos
adv. sama sekali, sepenuhnya, sungguh-sungguh
English - Italian - hollow Pronunciation
s. avvallamento, depressione; valletta; cavità, buca, vuoto; cavo, concavità
v. scavare, incavare, rendere cavo
agg. vuoto, cavo; concavo, incavato; scavato, infossato; (fig) vano, vacuo; cupo, basso, sordo; (fam) affamato
English - Polish - hollow Pronunciation
n. wydrążenie, dziupla, dziura, rozkop, kotlina, wypróchniałość, zapadlisko, zapadlina
v. drążyć
a. pusty, wydrążony, głuchy, dudniący, dziuplasty, osadzony: głęboko osadzony, dziurawy, zapadnięty, nieszczery
adv. całkiem
English - Portuguese - hollow Pronunciation
s. oco, vazio, côncavo
v. escavar, esburacar, tornar oco
adj. oco, furado, vasado; esvaziado
English - Romanian - hollow Pronunciation
n. hârtop, gaură, adâncitură, cavernă, cavitate, văgăună, prăpastie, înfundătură, afundătură, găunoşitură, groapă, scobitură, scorbură, vale, depresiune, coclauri, cotlon
v. săpa, scobi, scobi: se scobi, roade, arcui
a. lipsit de conţinut, adâncit, dogit, cavernos, găunos, gol, fals, ipocrit, sec, surd, scobit, scorburos, flămând
adv. complet, bine: de-a binelea, tare
English - Russian - hollow Pronunciation
с. пустота, ложбина, углубление, впадина, лощина, дупло, пещера
г. выдалбливать, выкапывать
прил. полый, пустотелый, выдолбленный, ввалившийся, голодный, тощий, пустой, гулкий; несерьезный, неискренний
English - Turkish - hollow Pronunciation
f. oymak, çukur açmak, kazmak
i. boşluk, çukur
s. boş, kof, delikli, oyuk, delik, boşluktan gelen, aç, sahte, yalan, çökük, çökmüş, çukur
English - Ukrainian - hollow Pronunciation
n. порожнява, заглиблення, низина, дупло, вибоїна, видолаба, викот, виярок, улоговина
v. видовбувати, вигинати, видовбати, довбати
a. порожній, запалий, увігнутий
adv. повністю, цілком
English - Dutch - hollow Pronunciation
zn. gat, hol
ww. graven, uithollen
bn. hol, uigehold; ijdel, doelloos, leeg
English - Greek - hollow Pronunciation
ρήμ. κοιλαίνω, βαθουλώνω
επίθ. κοίλος, κούφιος, απατηλός, κοιλότης, κοιλότητα
English - Arabic - hollow Pronunciation
‏مجوف، غور، تجويف، حفرة، قعر‏
‏غائر، أجوف، مقور، فارغ‏
‏علقه‏
English - Chinese - hollow Pronunciation
(名) 洞; 山谷; 窟窿
(动) 挖空; 弄凹; 形成空洞
(形) 空的; 空腹的; 虚伪的
English - Chinese - hollow Pronunciation
(名) 洞; 山谷; 窟窿
(動) 挖空; 弄凹; 形成空洞
(形) 空的; 空腹的; 虛偽的
English - Hindi - hollow Pronunciation
n. छेद, गड्‌ढा, कोटर, घाटी
a. ख़ाली, खोखला, छूछा, कोटरगत, निराधार, निरर्थक, झूठा, बेईमान
adv. बिलकुल, सर्वथा
English - Japanese - hollow Pronunciation
(形) 空洞のある; へこんだ; 価値のない
(名) くぼみ; 穴; くぼ地; 小さな谷
(動) 空洞にする; 空洞になる
English - Korean - hollow Pronunciation
명. 구멍; 우묵한 것, 우묵한 땅; 움푹드러간 계곡
형. 텅빈; 우묵한; 의미없는, 공허한
English - Vietnamese - hollow Pronunciation
n. lòng bàn tay, bọng cây
v. xoi lủng
a. rỗng, có lỗ, lõm xuống, không rõ, nghe ồ ồ, không thành thật, không chân thật, không ngay thật, giả dối
adv. kêu tiếng rỗng


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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for hollow
1. sunken or fallen: depressed
2. empty: void, vacuous, unfilled, vacant
3. resonant: reverberating, booming, sepulchral, ghostly, resounding
4. hole: cavity, depression, basin, indentation, crater, bowl, recess
Verb forms for hollow
Present participle: hollowing
Present: hollow (3.person: hollows)
Past: hollowed
Future: will hollow
Present conditional: would hollow
Present Perfect: have hollowed (3.person: has hollowed)
Past Perfect: had hollowed
Future Perfect: will have hollowed
Past conditional: would have hollowed