A mature woman; a wife or a widow, especially, one who has borne children; a woman of staid or motherly manners.
(Chiefly British) A woman holding a nonhereditary title conferred by a sovereign in recognition of personal merit or service to the country.
(Informal) A woman whose spouse is often away indulging in a specified hobby, sport, etc.
(Dated, with a professional title) Who is a woman.
A female leader of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or religious group.
Find another word for dowager. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dowager, like: matron, dame, widow, lady, woman, matriarch, countess, marchioness, duchess, marquis and viscountess.