Translation of "hollow" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hollowadjective

uk /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ us /ˈhɑː.loʊ/

hollow adjective (EMPTY)

C2 having a hole or empty space inside

空的,空心的
a hollow tube 空心管子
Hollow blocks are used because they are lighter. 使用空心砖是因为它们更轻。
a hollow log 空心的原木
hollow cheeks/eyes

If you have hollow cheeks or eyes, your cheeks curve in or your eyes look deep in your head because you are old, tired, or ill.

凹陷的面颊/眼窝

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hollow adjective (NOT SINCERE)

C2 (of situations, feelings, or words) without value, or not true or sincere

(局面、情感或言语)无价值的,空洞的,虚伪的
It was something of a hollow victory - she won the case but lost all her savings in legal fees. 这是一个毫无价值的胜利——她赢得了诉讼,却也把所有的积蓄都花在了诉讼费上面。
Even sex had become a hollow pleasure. 甚至连性都变得无聊起来,失去了原有的乐趣。
Will their good intentions become realities or are they just hollow promises? 他们的美好愿望会变成现实吗?或者只是空口诺言?

hollow adjective (SOUND)

(of sound) as if made by hitting an empty container

(声音)空洞的,低沉的
a hollow sound 低沉的声音
This tree trunk sounds hollow. 这棵树的树干敲起来声音发空。

hollownoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ us /ˈhɑː.loʊ/

a hole or empty space in something, or a low area in a surface

坑;洞
The dog found a hollow in the ground to hide in from the wind. 那条狗在地上发现了一个可以钻进去避风的洞。

US a valley

山谷
We used to go for long walks in the hollow. 我们过去常去山谷里远足。
Sleepy Hollow 睡谷

(Translation of “hollow” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)