Definition of praise be
—used to say that one is glad or thankful about something We were not, praise be, required to join hands and sing songs.
Word by Word Definitions
: to express a favorable judgment of : commend
: to glorify (a god or saint) especially by the attribution of perfections
: to express praise
: an expression of approval : commendation
: value, merit
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up praise be? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).