Widower - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪdoʊər|  American pronunciation of the word widower
Brit.  |ˈwɪdəʊə|  British pronunciation of the word widower

noun

- a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried (syn: widowman)

Examples

...the elderly widower was one of the more biddable and cooperative residents at the nursing home...

...a widower who has maintained absolute celibacy since the death of his wife...

Word forms

noun
singular: widower
plural: widowers
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