widower

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English widwer, equivalent to widow +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈwɪdoʊɚ/
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NounEdit

widower (plural widowers)

  1. A man whose spouse has died (and who has not remarried); masculine of widow. [from 14th c.]

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