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shmaltz

(ʃmɔːlts)
n
a variant spelling of schmaltz

schmaltz

shmaltz

(ʃmɑlts, ʃmɔlts)

n.
Informal. exaggerated sentimentalism, as in music or writing.
[1930–35; < Yiddish shmalts or German Schmaltz fat, grease, c. smelt1]
schmaltz′y, adj. schmaltz•i•er, schmaltz•i•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shmaltz - (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
sentimentality, drippiness, mawkishness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness - falsely emotional in a maudlin way
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
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