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Definition of Widower


  1. A man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again.

Widower Quotations

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Joseph Roux

I should say, one of the things about being a widow or a widower, you really, really need a sense of humor, because everything's going to fall apart.
Joyce Carol Oates

Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
William Ralph Inge

I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren. One of my sons is my partner on the ranch.
Wilford Brimley

Being a widower is not that groovy when you lose someone you really love, and you have to go out and date again.
Pierce Brosnan
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Widower Translations

widower in Afrikaans is wewenaar
widower in Dutch is weduwnaar
widower in Finnish is leski
widower in French is veuf
widower in German is Witwer
widower in Spanish is viudo
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