bark mitzvah

Definitions

  • a mock celebration for a dog, akin to a bar/bat mitzvah (meant to be comedic)

Example Sentences

  • "Last weekend, I threw my dog a bark mitzvah with kosher dog food and everything!"

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Janet Salter is credited as having coined the term when she and her husband Max threw their dog, Windy, a bark mitzvah.

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