shmaltzy


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shmaltzy

(ˈʃmɔːltsɪ)
adj, -zier or -ziest
a variant spelling of schmaltzy
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With such a basic premise, I expected to sit through a shmaltzy production where I would cheer along the young woman as she proves all the haters wrong.
Corrie had me wrapped in its shmaltzy blanket the minute I saw that party hat on Deirdre Barlow's photo.
I have concluded, judging by all the shmaltzy (rhymes with Shmuley) pro-gay sentiments (except the one holdout, the Sephardic rabbi), that Judaism is going to hell in a handbasket--and deservingly so.