Definition of widowess in English:

widowess

noun

  • Widow.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henoch Clapham (fl. 1585–1614), writer on theology and preacher. From widow + -ess, after widower.

Pronunciation

widowess

/ˈwɪdəʊɪs//ˈwɪdəʊɛs/