used to wish good health to someone who has just sneezed
Origin of gesundheitGerman
Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.
Origin of gesundheitGerman, health, from Middle High German gesuntheit, from gesunt, healthy, from Old High German gisunt.
- (North America) said to someone who has just sneezed
From German Gesundheit (“health; soundness”). Cognate with Old English gesund (“sound, safe, healthy”).