how to pronounce hollow /ˈhɑːloʊ/
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hollow is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of hollow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and how incredibly sad and hollow he …”
meanings of hollow adjective: Concave; gaunt; sunken. Having an empty space or cavity inside. Pertaining to hollow body position. Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched. Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless. Insincere, devoid of validity; specious. noun: A feeling of emptiness. A sunken area. A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial. A small valley between mountains. verb: To make a hole in something; to excavate. To call or urge by shouting; to hollo. adverb: Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow. interjection: Alternative form of hollo. words with pronunciation similar to hollow words that rhyme with hollow Did this page help you?