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hollow

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hollow

  1. curved inward there's a noticeably hollow spot in the mattress where he has been sleeping Synonyms of hollow concave, dented, depressed, dished, indented, recessed, sunken Words Related to hollow alveolar, cavernous, crescentic, cuplike, cupped, cuppy, recurved; dimpled, pockmarked; compressed, condensed, contracted, diminished, reduced Near Antonyms of hollow ballooning, bloated, blown up, bulbous, distended, enlarged, expanded, extended, inflated, jutting, projecting, puffed, puffy, risen, swollen; domed, global, globular, round, rounded, spherical Antonyms of hollow bulging, cambered, convex, protruding, protrusive, protuberant


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 of hollow cavity, concavity, dent, depression, dint, hole, indentation, indenture, pit, recessWords Related to hollow 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 of hollow hill, mound, rise; bump, bunch, hump, lump, pimple, swell, swelling, tumorAntonyms of hollow 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 of hollow dale, dene [British], valley, valeWords Related to hollow 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 of hollow alp, mount, mountain, peak; height, mountaintop, pinnacle, summit; plateau, tableland



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