oy gevalt!

play
Yiddish phrase oy ge·valt! \ ˈȯi-gə-ˈvȯlt , -ˈvält \

Definition of oy gevalt!

:oh, violence! used to express shock or amazement

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up oy gevalt!? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to curse or denounce

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!