widownoun [C]uk /ˈwɪd.əʊ/ us /ˈwɪd.oʊ/
- He had some mercenary scheme to marry a wealthy widow.
- There once was a poor widow who had a beautiful daughter.
- It's a bloody disgrace that some war widows don't get a decent pension.
- A traditional Indian custom used to involve widows burning themselves alive on their husbands' funeral pyres.
- She is a member of a benevolent society for sailors' widows.