Definition of hollow-cheeked in English:


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(Of a person) having sunken, concave cheeks.
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  • During the smoking recess, a gaunt, hollow-cheeked woman says she's been coming to the Hawaiian Gardens Bingo Club for years, spending up to $3,000 a month.
  • This hollow-cheeked six-year-old clearly knows what it means to fall asleep on an empty stomach. ‘The worst thing for a father,’ says Ammar in barely a whisper ‘is to see your own children starving.'‘
  • And that one was a hollow-cheeked, unhappy, nervous, apprehensive creature’.

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