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Definition of "hollow-eyed" []

  • Having sunken, dark ringed eyes demonstrative of lack of sleep or fear. (adjective)

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Use "hollow-eyed" in a sentence
  • "There was wailing in the village, where the women and children went without in order that what little they had might go into the bellies of the lean and hollow-eyed hunters who trod the forest in the vain pursuit of meat."
  • "When I looked into the mirror, I saw the same hollow-eyed stare, the unhappy twist to the mouth."
  • "The truly unforgettable performance comes from Lisa Eichhorn as Cutter's abused and defeated, hollow-eyed alcoholic wife Mo, the soul of the movie, delivering, in her thin, cracked voice, such vicious putdowns as to feckless rent-boy Bone Home so early, Rich?"