(God) bless you(redirected from God bless you)
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(God) bless you
1. An phrase wishing good health to someone who has just sneezed. God bless you! Do you need a tissue?
2. An expression of one's appreciation for another person. "God" is not usually mentioned in this usage. A: "Here, I got coffee for you too." B: "Oh, bless you! I'm so tired today."
1 (spoken) said to somebody after they have sneezed (= made a loud noise through the nose)
2 (old-fashioned) used for expressing thanks or affection: Bless you, my dear. It’s most kind of you to help.
ˈbless you, him, etc.(also ˌbless your, his, etc. ˈheart less frequent) (spoken) used to express affection for somebody who has just been mentioned: Sarah, bless her, had made a cup of tea. ♢ Your mother, bless her heart, is the only friend I have.
Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.