archaic Used as an expression of relief, joy, or gratitude: ‘How is your sister?’ ‘On the mend, praise be.’
More example sentences
- Above all, there has been a pleasing impression of pace and simplicity about the play of those under him with, praise be, scant suggestion of backs with furrowed brows playing by numbers.
- What he didn't do, praise be, was to make the mistake of too many coaches in too many sports and give victory the dreaded epithet of ‘an answer to our critics’.
- And a short summary of what the guests have to say is, praise be, subsequently posted on the web site.
Definition of praise be in:
- The US English dictionary