n. A widower.
"There probably is valid reason why a 22 year old never married single took an almen with 7 kids but it’s inappropriate to make assumptions here." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
TH אלמן > Y אַלמן almen
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Who Uses This
See also almone.
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