adjective, schmaltz·i·er, schmaltz·i·est.Informal.
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The rest of episode—the scenes taking place in the present—alternated between brilliant and schmaltzy.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then, just when we feared that the Cox we suspected we knew was about to get too schmaltzy, too idyllic, she adds a caveat.Courteney Cox Gets Personal About Her Directorial Debut, ‘Just Before I Go’|Kevin Fallon|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the song would be just as schmaltzy were it not for the her roaring delivery.‘Prism’ Review: Katy Perry Perfects the Pop Blockbuster|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Franzen is just as critical of self-consciously tricky fiction as he is of “schmaltzy, one-dimensional” fiction.Things Jonathan Franzen Says Are Bad for Society: Kakutani, Facebook|Josh Dzieza|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST