bar mitzvah - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˌbɑː(r) ˈmɪtsvə/
singularbar mitzvah
pluralbar mitzvahs
  1. a Jewish religious ceremony held on a boy’s thirteenth birthday, after which he is considered to be an adult in his religious life
    1. a.
      a Jewish boy who is taking part in a bar mitzvah