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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.


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