Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To make or become hollow.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a cavity, as a tube, jar, or the like.

Part of speech: adjective

Empty; vacant; sounding like the reverberation from an empty vessel or cavity; deep; murmuring.

Part of speech: noun

A depression or opening; an enclosed cavity.

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Usage examples "hollow":

  1. He was home, and Garrity held him in the hollow of his hand. - "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.
  2. " The wall is hollow here," she said. - "Hildegarde's Neighbors", Laura E. Richards.
  3. This dwelling likewise we abandon; and leaving some few behind, spread our sails and run over the waste sea in our hollow wood. - "The Aeneid of Virgil", Virgil.