Definition of widow-like in English:

widow-like

adjective

  • Of, characteristic of, or befitting a widow; resembling or reminiscent of a widow.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Raphael Holinshed (c1525–?1580), historian. From widow + -like.

Pronunciation

widow-like

/ˈwɪdəʊˌlʌɪk/