golf widow

golf widow
a woman whose husband frequently leaves her alone while he plays golf.
[1915-20]

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  • golf widow — {n.}, {informal} A woman whose husband is often away from home playing golf. * /Mrs. Thompson didn t like being a golf widow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • golf widow — noun A woman who is deprived of her husbands time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf. It is claimed that the next best thing a golf widow can do if she cannot fill her lonely hours with croquet is to assume a devout… …   Wiktionary

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  • widow — ► NOUN 1) a woman who has lost her husband by death and has not married again. 2) humorous a woman whose husband is often away participating in a specified sport or activity: a golf widow. ► VERB (be widowed) ▪ become a widow or widower. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • widow — [wid′ō] n. [ME widwe < OE widewe, akin to Ger witwe, L vidua < IE * widhewo , separated < base * weidh , to separate: see DIVIDE] 1. a woman who has outlived the man to whom she was married at the time of his death; esp., such a woman… …   English World dictionary

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  • widow, widower — The primary meaning of widow is that of a woman whose husband has died and who has not remarried. Widower is the male counterpart of widow. A grass widow is separated or divorced or lives apart from her husband. (The expression comes from the… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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