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ˈwɪd oʊ ərwid·ow·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widower, widowmannoun

    a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried


  1. widowernoun

    A man whose wife has died (and who has not re-married); masculine of widow.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Widowernoun

    One who has lost his wife.

    Etymology: from widow.

    The king, sealing up all thoughts of love under the image of her memory, remained, a widower many years after. Philip Sidney.

    The main consents are had, and here we’ll stay
    To see our widower’s second marriage-day. William Shakespeare.

    They that marry, as they that shall get no children; and they that marry not, as the widowers. 2 Esdr. xvi. 44.


  1. widower

    A widow (female) or widower (male) is a person whose spouse has died.


  1. widower

    A widower is a man whose spouse has died and who has not remarried.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widowernoun

    a man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of widower in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of widower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of widower in a Sentence

  1. William Ralph Inge:

    Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.

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