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widow (WID oh) (noun)
A woman whose husband has died: "As a widow, Maria had to wear black since it was the custom of the country."
widower (WID oh uhr) (noun)
A man whose wife has died: "In the beginning, living alone as a widower without his wife was very difficult for Oscar."
The social club wanted to introduce Kyle's aunt, who is a widow, to the widower who recently joined the group.
This entry is located in the following unit: Confusing Words Clarified: Group W; Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms, Polysemes, etc. + (page 3)