shmooze


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shmooze

 (shmo͞oz)
n. Slang
Variant of schmooze.
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Noun1.shmooze - (Yiddish) a warm heart-to-heart talk
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
talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
Verb1.shmooze - talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
chew the fat, chitchat, chit-chat, claver, confab, jaw, natter, shoot the breeze, chat, chaffer, confabulate, gossip, chatter, visit - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
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An earlier version of this Essay was presented at the Criminal Justice Ethics Shmooze at Fordham Law School.
This race should be an intelligent contest between two engaging candidates with opposing political views, and all we've got is a debate about whether it's worse to pretend you're an Indian, or that you secretly shmooze with monarchs.
And Carroll's repeat of that trick against Everton brought a masterclass in how to rebuff people who are trying very hard to shmooze you into being co-operative.