Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hollow"

The meaning of "Hollow" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does hollow mean?
A: Hollow means empty on the inside. "The fox hid in the hollow log"
A hollow victory (also called a Pyrrhic victory) is when you win at something, but what you won is meaningless or winning cost you so much that it wasn't worth it.
"Tom won the contest for Prom King, but it is a hollow victory because now all of his friends hate him."
"Thomas won the election for mayor, but he spent every penny he had and his wife left him. It was a Pyrrhic victory."
(Pyrrhus was a Greek general who won a great battle, but all of his soldiers died in the fighting, so it was a hollow victory)
Q: What does He cupped the cold hollows of pillows. mean?
A: It is not a common sentence; the author was trying to make this sentence very pretty and artistic.

It means: He touched/felt/ examined the cold pillows and wiped dust from the unused bedspreads.
Q: What does "hollow" mean?
A: Hollow means empty, like a barrel without any wine in it. It is often used to mean the sound made when you knock on something which is empty. Usually used with materials like wood.
Q: What does hollow mean?
A: hollow means "empty" or "there's nothing inside"
Q: What does hollow mean?
A: @wynn0819:
it means "empty inside".

Example sentences using "Hollow"

Q: Please show me example sentences with hollow .
A: ‘The birds built their nest inside a hollow tree.’

‘After our friendship ended, I felt hollow inside.’

‘My voice echoed across the hollow classroom.’
Q: Please show me example sentences with hollow.
A: thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with hollow out.
A: For Halloween, it is traditional to hollow out, and carve a pumpkin to use for decoration.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hollow.
A: the wall was hollow- meaning empty, not solid or unfilled.

"the results were a hollow victory" meaning worthless, no value or futile.

"the tunnel was hollowed out by a golf course" dig out or scoop out
Q: Please show me example sentences with hollow.
A: One might say, "I felt hollow after my mother died." This conveys a lot of emotion. It means they felt empty.
Chocolate rabbits that you buy for Easter are usually hollow. A hollow sound is a sound you might make by knocking on a hollow wooden block.
I think "hollow" can also describe a place, but I've only heard this in Harry Potter, "Godrick's Hollow" xP

Synonyms of "Hollow" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hollow and empty ?
A:
Empty é mais para recipientes (algo feito para por alguma coisa) como "essa garrafa está vazia" = "this bottle is empty"; Enquanto Hollow tem um significado mais como se o vazio fosse porque falta alguma coisa, como um buraco é pq está faltando terra. No caso de Hollow Tree (árvore oca) não era para a árvore estar vazia por dentro
Q: What is the difference between hollow and empty ?
A:

A jar has a hollow space inside it

If there is water inside it, it is full, or partially full.

If there's no water, it is empty
Q: What is the difference between hollow and hole ?
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Q: What is the difference between hollow and empty ?
A: Hollow is when something has nothing inside of it.
A "hollow earth" - an empty earth
"hollow bowling ball" - an empty bowling ball

Empty can be used in any context. It's not specific to objects with no inside.
"My glass is empty."

Really, no one uses "hollow" unless they're writing. So when in doubt, use "empty." Haha
Q: What is the difference between hollow and emptiness ?
A: The inside of the nut was hollow.
The room was unfurnished giving it the feeling if emptiness.

Translations of "Hollow"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hollow
A: 안녕하세요. HINative의 몬가입니다. 평소에는 유저분들의 해답을 해줍니다만 이미 좋은 해답이 있으므로 이번에는 과거에 올라왔던 해답을 봐주세요. 여기의 링크를 눌러주세요.

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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hollow
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hollow
A: اهلا
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hollow
A: not a US accent, hope it helps :)

Other questions about "Hollow"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce hollow and hello.
A: "hollow" has a "ha" sound at the start
Q: hollow does this sound natural?
A: Yes it is spelled correctly. A soccer ball is hollow, only air on the inside. A cricket ball is not hollow, it is solid.
Q: It's so hollow without you does this sound natural?
A: I feel so hollow without you.

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