widow - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈwɪdəʊ/
singularwidow
pluralwidows
  1. 2
    a woman who does not see her husband or partner as much as she would like because he spends a lot of time playing sport
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    1. a.
      a woman who does not see her husband or partner as much as she would like because he spends a lot of time on a hobby. This expression is sometimes used to refer to men who are in a similar situation, in which case the noun is widower

      a computer/DIY/gaming widow

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