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schmaltz

Excessive or exaggerated sentimentalism, especially in art, music, or writing. Originally from Yiddish. The film is chock-full of schmaltz, to be sure, but it would take a heart of stone not to be moved by it all the same. Her latest romance novel has all the typical schmaltz we've come to expect by this point.

shmaltz

Excessive or exaggerated sentimentalism, especially in art, music, or writing. Originally from Yiddish. The film is chock-full of shmaltz, to be sure, but it would take a heart of stone not to be moved by it all the same. Her latest romance novel has all the typical shmaltz we've come to expect by this point.

schmaltz

and shmaltz (ʃmɑlts)
n. extreme sentimentality; corny sweetness. (From a Yiddish word meaning fat or oil.) I didn’t like that movie. Too much schmaltz.

shmaltz

verb
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