Definition of griever in US English:

griever

noun

  • See grieve

    • ‘It is important for grievers to find at least one person with whom they can share their true feelings.’
    • ‘Often, grievers become anxious about their ability to take care of themselves following a loss.’
    • ‘It can be comforting to the griever to know that you are not frightened away by his or her grief.’
    • ‘The only sound heard over the murmur of the grievers was the opening and closing of the church doors.’
    • ‘Although grievers sometimes want to be alone, they also want to talk about what has affected their lives.’