Dictionary

mazel tov

interjection ma·zel tov \ˈmä-zəl-ˌtv, -ˌtf\

Definition of MAZEL TOV

—used to express congratulations

Origin of MAZEL TOV

Late Hebrew mazzāl tōbh, literally, good luck
First Known Use: 1862

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: mazerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: maze (noun)All Words Near: mazel tov
March 30, 2015
amphibology Hear it
A phrase with more than one interpretation
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears