Synonyms for (noun) hollow

Synonyms: hole, hollow

Definition: a depression hollowed out of solid matter

Similar words: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation


Synonyms: holler, hollow

Definition: a small valley between mountains

Usage: he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

Similar words: vale, valley

Definition: a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river


Synonyms: hollow

Definition: a cavity or space in something

Usage: hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks

Similar words: enclosed space, cavity

Definition: space that is surrounded by something

Synonyms for (verb) hollow

Synonyms: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Similar words: empty

Definition: make void or empty of contents

Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building


Synonyms: dig, excavate, hollow

Definition: remove the inner part or the core of

Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms for (adjective) hollow

Synonyms: hollow, empty, vacuous

Definition: devoid of significance or point

Usage: empty promises; a hollow victory; vacuous comments

Similar words: nonmeaningful, meaningless

Definition: having no meaning or direction or purpose

Usage: a meaningless endeavor; a meaningless life; a verbose but meaningless explanation


Synonyms: hollow

Definition: as if echoing in a hollow space

Usage: the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom

Similar words: reverberant

Definition: having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected

Usage: a reverberant room; the reverberant booms of cannon


Synonyms: hollow

Definition: not solid; having a space or gap or cavity

Usage: a hollow wall; a hollow tree; hollow cheeks; his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year

Similar words: cavernous

Definition: being or suggesting a cavern

Usage: vast cavernous chambers hollowed out of limestone


Similar words: sunken, recessed, deep-set

Definition: having a sunken area

Usage: hunger gave their faces a sunken look


Similar words: fistular, fistulate, fistulous

Definition: hollow and tube-shaped like a reed


Similar words: vasiform, tube-shaped, tubelike, tubular, cannular

Definition: constituting a tube; having hollow tubes (as for the passage of fluids)