mazel tov


ma·​zel tov ˈmä-zəl-ˌtȯv How to pronounce mazel tov (audio)
used to express congratulations

Examples of mazel tov in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The image deserves a big round of applause and mazel tov. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 26 June 2021

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Word History


Late Hebrew mazzāl tōbh, literally, good luck

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mazel tov was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Mazel tov.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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