Hollow in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Hollow

(of something solid) Having an empty space or cavity inside. | (of a sound) Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched. | (figuratively) Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless.

Short Example Sentences for Hollow

  • 1. Be not a hollow tinkling fool! 🔊
  • 2. The floor rang hollow at that spot. 🔊
  • 3. Than yonder hollow skull is worth no more! 🔊
  • 4. A hollow roar came up from the depths into which we gazed. 🔊
  • 5. Which being done there were found in the hollow of it ten crowns in gold. 🔊
  • 6. In the shadow of an old hollow tree rests a family of stags. 🔊
  • 7. At first all detail was imperceptible: we were in a hollow night. 🔊
  • 8. The house was built in a green hollow carved out of the side of a steep hill. 🔊
  • 9. This was done, and the stag retired to a small hollow by the side of the road. 🔊
  • 10. They hear, and glare around with hollow eyes, Like greedy eagles. 🔊

How to use Hollow in Sentences?

  • 1. They were great hollow mountains made by man, out of glass and steel and rock. 🔊
  • 2. Her jewellery was all of solid gold; hollow gold and silver ornaments being only worn by the poor. 🔊
  • 3. He jumped up and ran back to a little hollow and lay down to hide in a patch of tall red flowers. 🔊
  • 4. You would think it a very poor stove, for it is only a hollow stone filled with oil and moss. 🔊
  • 5. And I retired, taking with me the little heap of tobacco and the hollow tube of paper. 🔊
  • 6. It lay in the hollow of my hand, and I stood looking at it for a long, long time. 🔊
  • 7. The road slanted down into a boggy hollow some six or seven miles below Fort Stanwix. 🔊
  • 8. And when I came to the hollow where I drank, the water rippled from my moving it. 🔊
  • 9. My home was in a tree in Fairyland, but the tree was hollow and I had several rooms. 🔊
  • 10. He scooped out a hollow in the sand below the bramble and lay down there in the tiny oasis of shadow he had thus obtained. 🔊
  • 11. My father gave this one to me and told me of a hollow mountain, where there is one that is much greater. 🔊
  • 12. Four men could not have encircled with extended arms, some of their old hollow curiously twisted trunks. 🔊
  • 13. This hollow had a winding course in the form of a crescent, and across its march a causeway of heavy logs had been built. 🔊
  • 14. But the man who is to level the ground, thinks it will take many hundred loads of gravel to fill the hollow to the road. 🔊
  • 15. Not a little dubious of the event, the voices of the poor boys came up hollow and anxious from below, communicating this intelligence. 🔊
  • 16. A silent tarn lies shimmering in a green hollow beneath, and over its marge constantly flit a pair of summer snipe. 🔊
  • 17. It was also the difference between living tissue of glowing loveliness with a divine breath, and a hard hollow figure of baked clay. 🔊
  • 18. She was seated in a hollow of the hill, and the tall star-grass and blossoming ragwort grew so freely at this spot that only her head was visible. 🔊
  • 19. He gave a deep and hollow sigh that gurgled from the catarrh that settled in his chest, from the night spent on a cold and damp floor. 🔊
  • 20. Now, as in a panorama, he saw every turn and bend, every height and hollow of the road that lay before him. 🔊
  • 21. And it carried a rather weighty landing chassis built of hollow metal tubing, to which were attached pneumatic-tired bicycle wheels. 🔊
  • 22. For hollow noises were often heard there, and sounds as of money falling on the floor, and rattling and clinking as of a factory machine. 🔊
  • 23. Thus saying, the boy hurriedly made his way back through the woods where in a hollow in the midst of a dense thicket a horse stood concealed. 🔊
  • 24. It lit up every ridge and hollow for two or three seconds, and showed me four riders tearing up the slope at a high run. 🔊
  • 25. At last a hoarse voice answered him, and from the hollow trunk of a lime-tree appeared a hideous man with green eyes and terrible teeth. 🔊