hollow
noun.
a cavity or space in something
hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
noun.
a small valley between mountains
he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians
Synonym: holler
noun.
a depression hollowed out of solid matter
Synonym: hole
verb.
remove the inner part or the core of
the mining company wants to excavate the hillside
Synonym: dig, excavate
verb.
remove the interior of
hollow out a tree trunk
adj.
not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
a hollow wall|a hollow tree|hollow cheeks|his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year
adj.
as if echoing in a hollow space
the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom
adj.
devoid of significance or force
empty promises|a hollow victory|vacuous comments
Synonym: empty, vacuous
adj.
lacking in substance or character
a hollow person
Antonym: solid