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Definition of hollow:

  1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow of the hand or of a tree.
  2. A low spot surrounded by elevations; a depressed part of a surface; a concavity; a channel.
  3. Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
  4. Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere.
  5. Hollo.
  6. Not sincere or faithful; false; deceitful; not sound; as, a hollow heart; a hollow friend.
  7. Reverberated from a cavity, or resembling such a sound; deep; muffled; as, a hollow roar.
  8. To make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to excavate.
  9. To shout; to hollo.
  10. To urge or call by shouting.
  11. Wholly; completely; utterly; - chiefly after the verb to beat, and often with all; as, this story beats the other all hollow. See All, adv.

Synonyms:

inane, sepulchral, blowhole, flank, dig, gob, solemn, moil, ambiguity, hollering, cut into, two-edged, dull, hollo, roar, excavate, loud, resonant, pickle, surpass, toil, holla, broken, as good as your word, golf hole, vacuous, convex, cranny, core out, sunken, prod, stab, on my honor, abdomen, body, booming, doe-eyed, derelict, low-pitched, low, ill-defined, labor, dig up, aperture, my word is my bond, deep, muffled, vacant, ghostly, dished, bass, crack, dead, vacant, fistulate, grok, tubular, cavity, uncrowded, holler, maw, get the picture, beat, hole, full, beady, travail, thunderous, bellow, mess, blooming, idle, poke, girth, turn over, grasp, plangent, hollowed, cavernous, fistular, resounding, asinine, cannular, yap, double-edged, front, belly, overcome, compass, comprehend, grind, deep-set, bellowing, meaningless, hollow out, mute, delve, trap, channel, cross-eyed, heavy, empty, ambiguous, holloa, unfilled, false, roaring, jab, hazel, abyss, turn up, back, reverberant, cleft, drudge, labour, cakehole, ringing, vain, mindless, apprehend, fix, vain, blank, bare, bloodshot, fatuous, nonsense, empty-bellied, clear, recessed, cryptic, savvy, muddle, void, bug-eyed, kettle of fish, close-set, unearth, chink, fistulous, deserted, jam, dig out, belly button, cross your heart (and hope to die), vibrant, abandoned, insincere, yowl, crater, chest, otiose, equivocal, heart.

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