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hollow

adjective
 
 
/ˈhɒləʊ/
NOTHING INSIDE having a hole or empty space inside: a hollow shell/tubeHoles, hollows and dipsEmpty
WITHOUT MEANING without meaning or real feeling: a hollow victory a hollow laugh Of little or less importance
hollow cheeks/eyes If someone has hollow cheeks/eyes, their face seems to curve in around these areas.The head and faceThe eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
Translations of “hollow”
in Korean 빈…
in Arabic أجْوَف…
in French creux, caverneux…
in Turkish kovuk, oyuk, boş…
in Italian cavo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空的, 空的,空心的…
in Russian полый, пустой, бессмысленный…
in Polish pusty (w środku), wydrążony, pusty…
in Spanish hueco, cavernoso…
in Portuguese oco…
in German hohl…
in Catalan buit…
in Japanese 中が空洞の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空的, 空的,空心的…
(Definition of hollow adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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