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 - 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 - Portuguese - hollow Pronunciation
s. oco, vazio, côncavo
v. escavar, esburacar, tornar oco
adj. oco, furado, vasado; esvaziado
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 - 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 - 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 - 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


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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