a calorie whose source has little or no nutritional value:
Junk food has only empty calories.
- Empty cow
noun 1. a cow that does not produce calves during the breeding season
[emp-tee-han-did] /ˈɛmp tiˈhæn dɪd/ adjective 1. having nothing in the hands, as in doing no work: While we were carrying out the luggage, he stood by empty-handed. 2. having gained nothing: to return from a quest empty-handed. 3. bringing no gift, donation, etc.: They came to the birthday party empty-handed. adjective 1. carrying nothing in […]
[emp-tee-hed-id] /ˈɛmp tiˈhɛd ɪd/ adjective 1. lacking intelligence or knowledge; foolish; brainless. adjective 1. lacking intelligence or sense; frivolous
[emp-tee] /ˈɛmp ti/ adjective, emptier, emptiest. 1. containing nothing; having none of the usual or appropriate contents: an empty bottle. 2. vacant; unoccupied: an empty house. 3. without cargo or load: an empty wagon. 4. destitute of people or human activity: We walked along the empty streets of the city at night. 5. destitute of […]