Origin of widower
OTHER WORDS FROM widowerwid·ow·ered, adjectivewid·ow·er·hood, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH widowerwidow, widower
Words nearby widower
How to use widower in a sentence
He was a widower whose only son had already predeceased him.
The public fingered Monjack as a possible suspect after the widower opposed an autopsy—claims that he vehemently denied.‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy|Marlow Stern|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Were you resistant to having the two get together, or was it the right time for Lewis to finally stop being the lonely widower?Meet ‘Inspector Lewis’: Kevin Whately on ‘Morse,’ John Thaw, and the End of the Series|Jace Lacob|June 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In another village, a widower was picked up from a bus and forcibly sterilised; he died of an infection soon after.
But for now, the multi-millionaire widower has two children at home in Chapel Hill to raise, Emma Claire, 12, and Jack, 10.John Edwards Verdict: Why Johnny Walked on a Mistrial|Diane Dimond|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now Dabbler was a widower; he was not of prepossessing appearance, and his h's troubled him, but Dabbler was a warm man.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A cousin of hers died and left some dozens of young ones and she had to go and take care of them and console the widower.
Oh, Aunt Jane must come back, she hasnt captivated the widower yet; or he might get married himself.
In 1822 he lived at Belleville in one of the first houses above Courtille; he had then been a widower for six years.
He had married the daughter of a farmer of Brie; became a widower in 1833, when he gave himself over to a life of pleasure.