• interj. Okay; fine.

  • adj. Good.

Example Sentences

  • “Gut you were unprepared for shiur; you can still make it up.” (Weiser)

  • "A gut Chodesh! May this month of Kislev usher in an abundance of shefa bracha, and the geula shelayma." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • גוט gut

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      goot, gud, good

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