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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Recruiting Prince William to shmooze the Zionists follows the warm welcome extended to Netanyahu by Theresa May to the infamous Balfour Declaration celebrations in London last November and her earlier speech oozing adoration for Israel.
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