noun \ˈwi-də-wər\

: a man whose wife has died

Full Definition of WIDOWER

:  a man who has lost his wife by death and usually has not remarried

Origin of WIDOWER

Middle English widewer, alteration of wedow widow, widower, from Old English wuduwa widower; akin to Old English wuduwe widow
First Known Use: 14th century


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