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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Hollow as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

5 February 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 24 answers for the crossword clue 'Hollow', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Hollow a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Hollow as an answer itself some 74 times.

Hollow is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 11 February 2021 with the answer being DENT, we also found DENT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Hollow', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Hollow' and give you a hint.

  • A depression hollowed out of solid matter
  • A small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
  • Remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
  • Devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
  • 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"
  • A cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
  • Remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
  • As if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"

A brief swim in water

A workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

4 Letters

An open river valley (in a hilly area)

A small wooded hollow

An appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"

An opening deliberately made in or through something

A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

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Clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place or receptacle) of something; "The chemist voided the glass bottle"; "The concert hall was voided of the audience"

5 Letters

A container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"

6 Letters

(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

A faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

A small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"

Utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

A pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"

Having a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken look"

A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

7 Letters

Curving inward

Remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"

Devoid of intelligence

8 Letters

Find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"

9 Letters

Remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"

Lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"

11 Letters

Having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

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