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.
See widower in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME widewer, extended < wedow, widower < OE widewa, masc. of widewe, widow
See widower in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English widewer
Origin: , from widewe, widow; see widow.
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