Definition of hollow-eyed in English:


Syllabification: hol·low-eyed
Pronunciation: /ˌhälōˈīd


(Of a person) having deeply sunken eyes, typically as a result of illness or tiredness.
More example sentences
  • His good looks remained, but he was hollow-eyed and pale.
  • Lou's adrenalin is pumping and she wants to continue, but the rest of the team are hollow-eyed with exhaustion, and it would be quite dangerous to go on.
  • Somebody suggested he probably looks a little more hollow-eyed and gaunt, because he's probably lost some weight, but it's worth the effort.

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