Widower Definition

wĭdō-ər
widowers
noun
widowers
A man who has outlived his spouse; esp., such a man who has not remarried.
Webster's New World
The definition of a widower is man whose wife has died and who hasn’t remarried.
An example of a widower was the 10th U.S. president, John Tyler.
YourDictionary
Synonyms:
  • widowman
  • grass-widower
  • dead woman's husband
  • wifeless husband
  • surviving husband
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Other Word Forms of Widower

Noun

Singular:
widower
Plural:
widowers

Origin of Widower

  • Middle English widewer from widewe widow widow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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