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Synonyms for hollow
ˈhɒl oʊhol·low

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. hollow

    full, solid, well-stored, strong, firm, sincere, true, genuine, substantial, sound

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hollownoun

    a cavity or space in something

    "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"

    hole, holler

    unreverberant, solid, nonresonant, massive, meaningful

  2. hollow, hollernoun

    a small valley between mountains

    "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"

    roaring, bellow, holloa, hole, holler, yowl, hollering, holla, hollo, bellowing, roar

    massive, unreverberant, nonresonant, solid, meaningful

  3. hole, hollowadjective

    a depression hollowed out of solid matter

    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, holler, yap, pickle, gob, hole, fix, kettle of fish, mess

    meaningful, solid, unreverberant, nonresonant, massive

  4. hollowadjective

    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"

    vacuous, empty

    nonresonant, unreverberant, meaningful, solid, massive

  5. hollowadjective

    as if echoing in a hollow space

    "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"

    vacuous, empty

    nonresonant, meaningful, massive, solid, unreverberant

  6. empty, hollow, vacuousverb

    devoid of significance or point

    "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"

    vacuous, fatuous, empty, mindless, asinine, empty-bellied, blank, inane

    nonresonant, massive, unreverberant, solid, meaningful

  7. excavate, dig, hollowverb

    remove the inner part or the core of

    "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"

    stab, dig, cut into, prod, grind, travail, core out, turn over, jab, delve, labour, savvy, excavate, comprehend, compass, poke, apprehend, get the picture, grok, unearth, turn up, labor, dig out, grasp, hollow out, drudge, moil, toil, dig up

    nonresonant, massive, solid, unreverberant, meaningful

  8. hollow, hollow out, core outverb

    remove the interior of

    "hollow out a tree trunk"

    excavate, dig, core out, hollow out

    unreverberant, nonresonant, solid, massive, meaningful

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hollowadjective

    vacant, empty, void, cavernous, not solid

  2. hollowadjective

    insincere, treacherous, false, faithless, hypocritical, pharisaical, deceitful, false-hearted, hollow-hearted

  3. hollowadjective

    deep, low, rumbling

  4. hollownoun

    depression, low spot, low place

  5. hollownoun

    cavity, concavity, depression, excavation, hole, cave, cavern, dent, dint, dimple, pit

  6. hollownoun

    groove, channel, canal

  7. hollowverb

    excavate, scoop

  8. hollowadjective

    [Low.] wholly, completely, utterly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. hollowadjective

    excavated, cavernous, vacant, void, unfilled, empty, cannulated, concave, depressed, gaunt, sunken, insincere, unsound, false, hypocritical

    convex, protuberant, sincere

  2. hollownoun

    depression, cavity, valley, concavity, channel, groove, concave, recess, correi

  3. hollowverb

    scoop, excavate, concave

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hollow":

    empty, trough, peckish

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  1. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant:

    This should remind us to thank all law enforcement for their unwavering service to protect and serve, may God keep them all in the hollow of his hand.

  2. Charlotte Bronte:

    No mockery in the world ever sounds to me as hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness Happiness is not a potato, to be planted in mould, and tilled with manure.

  3. Social Democrat Peter Bartels:

    We cannot allow ourselves any hollow structures given the actual security situation.

  4. David Conroy:

    A lot of these apps, it turns out, are kind of hollow.

  5. John Harold:

    Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.

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