That expression could be correct in English. It means the type of widower that one would encounter every now and then, not a common widower, or the widower as an exception to the usual person.Originally Posted by patou
Most widowers have difficulty restarting their social lives, but one will encounter the occasional widower who becomes socially active right after his wife's funeral.
These parties attract many single people. Most of the people who come are divorced but the parties also attract the occasional widower.