Definition of hollowly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    hollowly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈhɒləʊli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːloʊli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that makes a low sound like that made by an empty object when it is hit His footsteps echo hollowly on the cold stone ground.
  2. 2in a way that is not sincere to laugh hollowly