The definition of a widower is man whose wife has died and who hasn’t remarried.noun
An example of a widower was the 10th U.S. president, John Tyler.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME widewer, extended < wedow, widower < OE widewa, masc. of widewe, widow
- widowerhood noun
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Origin: Middle English widewer, from widewe, widow; see widow.