Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: widower
IPA transcription: [w'ɪdoʊɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: widower, widowman
    Meaning: a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried
Usage examples
  • Mr. Temple is a widower, and has no son.
  • "He was a widower with a grown-up daughter when I took him to church.
  • A widower of long standing, without children or near relatives, he occupied a suite of well-appointed rooms over the hardware store and took his meals at the hotel.
  • This patriarch's unfavorable opinion as to the prospects of the colored people was shared by my hopeful young widower before mentioned, who expressed himself quite as emphatically.
  • Nor did it mean imparting his secret to others, for there was only Mrs. Cork's son, a widower, who being out at work all day would be easily outwitted, the more so as he was stone deaf and of a slow and saturnine disposition.
  • Oh dear, no! Mr. Weston, who had been a widower so long, and who seemed so perfectly comfortable without a wife, so constantly occupied either in his business in town or among his friends here, always acceptable wherever he went, always cheerful--Mr.