Translation of grass widow in Spanish:

grass widow

viuda, n.


  • 1informal, humorous

    (wife with absent husband)
    viuda feminine informal humorous
    she'll be a grass widow for three months se va a quedar viuda tres meses informal humorous
    • Remarriage or the establishment of an independent household was not a possibility for all ‘grass widows,’ a popular term for deserted and divorced women.
    • Because John traveled for his work as a steamfitter, Eliza apparently experienced life as a grass widow more than once.
    • For female migrants from Korea, astronaut spouses are also referred to as ‘grass widows’.
    • His wife filed suit for divorce, charging that he kissed a grass widow at the hotel.
    • She waited until the lights of Freetown had disappeared below the horizon, and then she quickly organised herself as the centre of the gayest, noisiest group of grass widows and unattached bachelors on the ship.
  • 2

    (divorced) divorciada feminine US informal
    (separated woman) separada feminine