Definition of widow-maker
- "Our biggest worry is the mines," says Sgt. Darrell McCoy. The Third Platoon has been well trained to handle those widow-makers.
- —David H. Hackworth
- Broken branches that are hung up high in the canopy are called widow makers, for good reason.
- —Jack Ewing
- One of my arteries—one known as "the widowmaker"—was almost completely blocked.
- —Rob Mikulak