yom tov\ˈyȯ|m(ˌ)təv, ˈyə| sometimes |n(ˌ)t-; ¦yōmˈtōv\
Definition of yom tob
yomim tovim\¦yōmə̇mˈtōvə̇m, yō¦mēmtōˈvēm\
: a Jewish holiday or festival
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of yom tob
Hebrew yōm ṭōbh, from yōm day + ṭōbh good
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up yom tob? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).