Definition of mazel tov in English:
(Among Jewish people) congratulations; good luck.
- Though she'd been told otherwise, right to the last that woman thought a surprise rabbi would appear from the rafters to say mazel tov.
- I'm not sure the film is precisely a comedy - in fact, I'm pretty sure it's not - but all publicity is good publicity, so mazel tov to them!
- The couple is then pronounced man and wife, and the groom steps on a glass as everyone shouts mazel tov.
From modern Hebrew mazzāl ṭōḇ, literally 'good star'.
Definition of mazel tov in:
- US English dictionary
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