hollow

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hollow is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
hollow

Comparative
hollower

Superlative
hollowest

  1. If something has nothing inside of it, it is hollow.
    The box is hollow.
  2. If the inside of a tree or log has rotted away so the middle is empty, it is hollow.
    The rabbit ran through the hollow log.
  3. Lacking enthusiasm or cheer
    "He let out a hollow laugh"