hollow hollow  /ˈhɑ loʊ/


  1. (n) a cavity or space in something
  2. (n) a small valley between mountains
  3. (n) a depression hollowed out of solid matter
  4. (v) remove the inner part or the core of
  5. (v) remove the interior of
  6. (adj) not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
  7. (adj) as if echoing in a hollow space
  8. (adj) devoid of significance or point

Derived Word(s)


  1. Perhaps it takes this sort of financial investment, instead of a series of hollow promises, to get yourself onto the road of physical fitness.
  2. Atmospheric, surreal trip-hop music; Geoff Barrow produces, and vocalist Beth Gibbons' hollow voice haunts every track.
  3. To its underside are attached hollow steel columns, each ending in a circular disk.


  1. Sherlock Hollow Road reopens

    Hinsdale officials, residents and representatives attended a ribbon cutting Thursday at the new Sherlock Hollow Road at-grade railroad crossing off Route 16. Those attending included Highway Superintendent Ron Brown (from left), Lee James from U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s office; town Supervisor Monroe Bishop, George Filgrove from State Sen. Catharine Young’s office and Michael Brisky from Assemblyman ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Olean Times Herald

  2. Hickory Hollow Beef Jerky Recalled Over Improper Labeling

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, (WHNT) - Hickory Hollow Jerky, LLC, a Eufaula, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,800 pounds of flavored beef jerky...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WHNT-TV Huntsville

  3. Dog Hollow Speedway puts the brakes on racing

    Friday nights in Strongstown will soon be less crowded and a lot more quiet. That's because Dog Hollow Speedway is putting the brakes on its  dirt track racing. The speedway has operated under the Dog Hollow name for the past 16 years, drawing drivers and crowds from across the region. But effective immediately, the races are canceled. "Approximately three weeks ago he announced at the drivers ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WJAC 6 Johnstown


  1. "To win on points difference would be something of a hollow victory," Gatland said this week. "We have already achieved something in this campaign that can't be taken away from us but we have an opportunity now to push on and do something a...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Warren Gatland Source: Reuters.uk

  2. ...Well, and let me ask you about another aspect of this, Senator Feinstein, because in 1995, as you well know, Kagan wrote a law review article in which she said this, "Subsequent hearings have presented to the public a vapid and hollow...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: FOXNews

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