As an adjective hollow
is (of something solid) having an empty space or cavity inside.
As an adverb hollow
is (colloquial) completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.
As a noun hollow
is a small valley between mountains; a low spot surrounded by elevations.
As a verb hollow
is to make a hole in something; to excavate (transitive) or hollow
can be to urge or call by shouting; to hollo.
As an interjection hollow
As a proper noun ipu is
(etyl) holw, holh, from (etyl) . More at cave.
(of something solid) Having an empty space or cavity inside.
(of a sound) Distant]], eerie; echoing, [[reverberate, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched.
- a hollow''' tree; a '''hollow sphere
- a hollow moan
(figuratively) Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless.
(figuratively) Insincere, devoid of validity; specious.
- a hollow victory
Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
- a hollow promise
- With hollow eye and wrinkled brow.
* hollow leg
(colloquial) Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.
(etyl) holow, earlier holgh, from (etyl) . See above.
A small valley between mountains; a low spot surrounded by elevations.
- Forests grew upon the barren hollows .
- I hate the dreadful hollow behind the little wood.
A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial.
- He built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Rockies.
(US) A sunken area.
(figuratively) A feeling of emptiness.
- the hollow of the hand or of a tree
- a hollow in the pit of one's stomach
to make a hole in something; to excavate (transitive)
To urge or call by shouting; to hollo.
* Sir Walter Scott
- He has hollowed the hounds.
A percussion instrument made from hollowed gourds, often used to provide a beat for hula dancing.