Found 2 items, similar to emptier.
English → English
adj 1: holding or containing nothing; “an empty glass”
; “an empty
; “full of empty seats”
; “empty hours”
2: devoid of significance or point; “empty promises”
; “a hollow
; “vacuous comments”
3: having nothing inside; “an empty sphere”
4: needing nourishment; “after skipped lunch the men were empty
; “empty-bellied children”
5: emptied of emotion; “after the violent argument he felt
v 1: make void or empty of contents; “Empty the box”
; “The alarm
emptied the building”
2: become empty or void of its content; “The room emptied”
] [ant: fill
3: leave behind empty; move out of; “You must vacate your
office by tonight”
4: remove; “Empty the water”
5: excrete or discharge from the body [syn: evacuate
n : a container that has been emptied; “return all empties to
English → English
(?; 215), a. [Compar. Emptier
.] [AS. emtig, [ae]mtig, [ae]metig, fr. [ae]mta,
[ae]metta, quiet, leisure, rest; of uncertain origin; cf. G.
1. Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within;
void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; --
said of an inclosure, or a container, as a box, room,
house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher;
an empty stomach; empty shackles.
2. Free; clear; devoid; -- often with of. “That fair female
troop . . . empty of all good.”
I shall find you empty of that fault. --Shak.
3. Having nothing to carry; unburdened. “An empty
When ye go ye shall not go empty. --Ex. iii. 21.
4. Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of
language; as, empty words, or threats.
Words are but empty thanks. --Cibber.
5. Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; -- said
of pleasure, the world, etc.
Pleas'd in the silent shade with empty praise.
6. Producing nothing; unfruitful; -- said of a plant or tree;
as, an empty vine.
Seven empty ears blasted with the east wind. --Gen.
7. Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy;
as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.
That in civility thou seem'st so empty. --Shak.
8. Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial;
as, empty dreams.
Note: Empty is used as the first element in a compound; as,
empty-handed, having nothing in the hands, destitute;
empty-headed, having few ideas; empty-hearted,
destitute of feeling.
Syn: See Vacant
(?; 215), n.
One who, or that which, empties.