football/golf widow

Definition of football/golf widow

informal
:a woman whose husband often leaves her alone while he plays or watches football/golf

Word by Word Definitions

football play
  1. : any of several games played between two teams on a usually rectangular field having goalposts or goals at each end and whose object is to get the ball over a goal line, into a goal, or between goalposts by running, passing, or kicking: such as

  2. : soccer

  3. : rugby

golf play
  1. : a game in which a player using special clubs attempts to sink a ball with as few strokes as possible into each of the 9 or 18 successive holes on a course

  1. a communications code word for the letter g

widow play
  1. : a woman who has lost her husband by death and usually has not remarried

  2. : grass widow

  3. : a woman whose spouse or partner leaves her alone or ignores her frequently or for long periods to engage in a usually specified activity

  1. : to cause to become a widow or widower

  2. : to survive as the widow of

  3. : to deprive of something greatly valued or needed


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