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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

emptily; vacantly; insincerely; with no meaning.

Usage examples (36)
  • "A shovel of what?" asked Dicky's voice hollowly from the other side of the door.
  • His voice boomed hollowly from the megaphone’s speaker.
  • The floor echoed hollowly under their quick tread.
  • Costa groaned hollowly and reached for the papers. for more
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