1 not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year" [ant: solid]
2 deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses" [syn: false]
3 as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
4 devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments" [syn: empty, vacuous]
1 a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
2 a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians" [syn: holler]
3 a depression hollowed out of solid matter [syn: hole]
1 remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite" [syn: excavate, dig]
- Rhymes: -ɒləʊ
having an empty space inside
feeling of emptiness
- to make a hole in something; to excavate
Hollow may refer to:
Hollow in the arts:
- Hollow (Bleach), malevolent spirits in the anime and manga series Bleach
- The Hollow, a 1946 detective novel by Agatha Christie
- "The Hollow" (song), a song by A Perfect Circle
- "Hollow" (song), a song by Pantera
- The Hollow (2004 film), a 2004 teen horror film
- Hollow (2007 film), a 2007 film starring Emma Caulfield
- Hollow (Charmed), a fictional entity in the television series Charmed
- Hollow (Marvel Comics), a mutant formerly known as Penance
- The Hollow, a series of underground caverns in the video game Gears of War
- The Hollows, a series of underground caverns and city inhabited by trolls in the video game City of Heroes.
- The Hollow, a Canadian progressive metal music group now known as Alpha Galates
- The Hollows, a series of novels by Kim Harrison.
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