: a man whose wife has died. See the full definition for widower in the English Language Learners Dictionary. widower.
What is the masculine of widower?
The masculine gender of widow is widower. Widow is the person who has lost her husband whereas widower is the person who has lost his wife forever.
Is a fiance a widow?
Closed 1 year ago. What would you call someone whose unmarried partner has passed away? If they were married, the word would be widow(er). Ex-partner/ex-boy/girlfriend doesnt seem to fit either because the two never broke up, except their partner is dead so they arent technically together anymore.
Can widow be used for a man?
When a man loses his wife, he becomes a widower. The equivalent name for a woman whose husband dies is a widow. In many cases, a man is only referred to as a widower if he has not remarried. Both a widow and a widower are described as being widowed.