adjective ( -tier , -tiest )
containing nothing; not filled or occupied : he took his empty coffee cup back to the counter | the room was empty of furniture.
• figurative (of words or a gesture) having no meaning or likelihood of fulfillment; insincere : his answer sounded a little empty | empty threats.
• figurative having no value or purpose : her life felt empty and meaningless.
• informal hungry.
• Mathematics (of a set) containing no members or elements.
• emotionally exhausted : at the funeral he stood feeling drained and empty.