1. a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried;
[syn: widower, widowman]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Widower \Wid"ow*er\, n. A man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again. --Shak. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
widower n 1: a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried [syn: widower, widowman]Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
WIDOWER. A man whose wife is dead. A widower has a right to administer to his wife's separate estate, and as her administrator to collect debts due to her, generally for his own use.