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schmaltzy

[ shmahlt-see, shmawlt- ]
/ 藞蕛m蓱lt si, 藞蕛m蓴lt- /
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adjective, schmaltz路i路er, schmaltz路i路est.Informal.
of, relating to, or characterized by schmaltz, or exaggerated sentimentalism.
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Also schmalz路y . Sometimes shmaltz路y .

Origin of schmaltzy

First recorded in 1930鈥35; schmaltz + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for schmaltzy

schmaltzy
/ (蕛m忙lts瑟, 蕛m蓴藧lts瑟) /

adjective -ier or -iest
excessively sentimental
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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