Noun(1) a cavity or space in something(2) a small valley between mountains(3) a depression hollowed out of solid matter
Verb(1) remove the inner part or the core of(2) remove the interior of
Adjective(1) not solid; having a space or gap or cavity(2) as if echoing in a hollow space(3) devoid of significance or force(4) lacking in substance or character
(1) The first item on that shopping list will trigger hollow laughter among the rest of the world's steel makers.(2) A few more hollow noises that sounded like metal on metal made him certain.(3) Fielding women candidates can be a hollow victory if they are not resourced to campaign effectively and confidently.(4) At these, it is remarkably effective, but the whole business feels rather hollow .(5) Once a bustling coastal township it is now a sleepy hollow with a beautiful beach, a school, and a church.(6) Then images of children with bloated bellies, hollow cheeks, and heavy-lidded eyes will begin to go around the world.(7) She is skeletally thin, with hollow , cadaverous eyes and cheeks.(8) A deeper read, however, suggests something more complicated, a pattern of embarrassing defeats and hollow victories.(9) Does not the claim of the government which claims to promote travel and tourism appear hollow to you?(10) A broken bone with a hollow space inside indicated that the creature was a carnivore, but yielded few other clues.(11) They are generally in blue, green, white or occasionally amethyst glass, and are often cut with shallow, concave hollow diamonds.(12) Hand claps, body slaps, foot stomps, and the hollow sounds of the boxes being hit built into complex and satisfying rhythmic structures.(13) Apparently, there was a struggle going on; some muffled yelps were heard, and a few hollow thuds resounded in the now ominous silence.(14) The final curtain closed on the valedictory sound effect off-stage - the hollow thud of an axe chopping down the cherry trees in the lost orchard.(15) So any promises of anonymity ring a little bit hollow to me.(16) The inside was black and hollow , making it look like an empty tube.