- The definition of mazel tov is the Hebrew expression of congratulations.
An example of mazel tov is what is said after a Jewish wedding.
Mazel tov is what would be said at a Jewish wedding.
mazel tov definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Hebrew (language) (often via Yiddish) ; from māzal, luck plush tōv, good
mazel tov definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also ma·zal tovinterjection
Origin: Mishnaic Hebrew mazzāl ṭôb, good luck : mazzāl, constellation, destiny (ultimately from Akkadian manzaltu, mazzaztum, position of a star, from izuzzu, to stand; see ḏwḏ1 in Semitic roots) + ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots.