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hollow

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hollow




hollow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hollow

  1. 1 a sunken area forming a separate space <made a little hollow in her mound of mashed potatoes and filled it with gravy> Synonyms cavity, concavity, dent, depression, dint, hole, indentation, indenture, pit, recessRelated Words burrow, cave, cavern, ditch, excavation, furrow, groove, gutter, trench, trough; basin, bowl, valley; alcove, cleft, niche, nook, opening, recess, socket; alveolus, dimple, gouge, impression, imprint, notch, pocket; borehole, chuckhole, crater, posthole, pothole, sinkhole, wallow, water hole, well; abyss, chasm, gulf, vacuity, vacuum, voidNear Antonyms hill, mound, rise; bump, bunch, hump, lump, pimple, swell, swelling, tumorAntonyms bulge, camber, convexity, jut, projection, protrusion, protuberance

  2. 2 an area of lowland between hills or mountains <a quaint village nestled in a hollow among green hills> Synonyms dale, dene [British], valley, valeRelated Words canyon (also cañon), combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dell, depression, dingle, glen, gorge, gulch, gully (also gulley), kloof [South African], ravine, rift valley; basin, bowlNear Antonyms alp, mount, mountain, peak; height, mountaintop, pinnacle, summit; plateau, tableland




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