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golf widow

a woman whose husband frequently leaves her alone while he plays golf.
Origin of golf widow
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • That old joke of hers about being a golf widow won't go any more.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
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golf widow

noun phrase

A woman often left alone while her mate plays golf (1908+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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