Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Destitute of a husband.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of a husband.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without a husband.

Etymologies

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husband +‎ -less

Examples

  • Dear Mrs. Cain Don't pay attention to these pathetic husbandless women who are jealous of women like you in happy long-term marriages.

    Herman <![CDATA[&]]> Gloria Cain's Problems Go Way Back: Report

  • So both Janine and I would be husbandless another night.

    Home for the Holidays

  • What a painful few years it had been watching her beautiful daughter, a daughter she had once been so proud of, approach her midthirties husbandless.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • She's jobless, husbandless, and only slightly less sullen and defensive than her teenage son and daughter when they're forced to return to her parents 'home so they all can have a roof over their heads.

    You Can Go Home Again

  • What a painful few years it had been watching her beautiful daughter, a daughter she had once been so proud of, approach her midthirties husbandless.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • What a painful few years it had been watching her beautiful daughter, a daughter she had once been so proud of, approach her midthirties husbandless.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • She's jobless, husbandless, and only slightly less sullen and defensive than her teenage son and daughter when they're forced to return to her parents 'home so they all can have a roof over their heads.

    You Can Go Home Again

  • Despite most of us being husbandless and childless with still fledging careers, it seems that single moms and working women are not the only ones guilty of skimping on sleep.

    Jasmeet Sidhu: The Young and the Sleepless

  • She's jobless, husbandless, and only slightly less sullen and defensive than her teenage son and daughter when they're forced to return to her parents 'home so they all can have a roof over their heads.

    You Can Go Home Again

  • Over the next two decades, she housed and employed numerous husbandless sisters, daughters and granddaughters.

    Marla Miller's 'Besty Ross and the Making of America,' review by Marjoleine Kars

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