hollow is part of the Basic English 850.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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"