grass widower
noun Date: 1862 1. a man divorced or separated from his wife 2. a man whose wife is temporarily away from him

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  • grass widower — n. 1. a man divorced or otherwise separated from his wife 2. a man whose wife is often away for short periods of time …   English World dictionary

  • grass widower — noun a man who is divorced from (or separated from) his wife • Syn: ↑divorced man • Hypernyms: ↑man, ↑adult male * * * noun 1. : a man divorced or separated from his wife 2. : a man whose wife is temporarily …   Useful english dictionary

  • grass widower — grass′ wid′ower n. 1) a man who is separated, divorced, or lives apart from his wife 2) a man whose wife is away from home frequently or for a long time …   From formal English to slang

  • grass widower — 1. a man who is separated, divorced, or lives apart from his wife. 2. a man whose wife is away from home frequently or for a long time, as on business or to pursue a sport or hobby. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • grass widower — noun a) A married man whose wife is away. b) A divorcé …   Wiktionary

  • grass widower — man who is divorced from his wife, man who is separated from his wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grass widower — /gras ˈwɪdoʊə/ (say grahs widohuh) noun 1. a man whose wife is temporarily absent. 2. US a man who is separated, divorced, or lives apart from his wife …   Australian English dictionary

  • widower — n. a grass widower * * * a grass widower …   Combinatory dictionary

  • widower — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. surviving husband, wifeless husband, dead woman s husband, grass widower*, widowman*; see also husband , man 2 , survivor …   English dictionary for students

  • grass — n. & v. n. 1 a vegetation belonging to a group of small plants with green blades that are eaten by cattle, horses, sheep, etc. b any species of this. c any plant of the family Gramineae, which includes cereals, reeds, and bamboos. 2 pasture land …   Useful english dictionary

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