schmaltz


schmaltz

noun

Definition of SCHMALTZ

something (as a work of literature or music) that is too sentimental <the love song was a typical example of overproduced schmaltz>
Synonyms goo, mush, schmaltz (also schmalz), sludge, slush, soap opera, sorghum
Related Words claptrap, drivel, rubbish, tripe

Variants of SCHMALTZ

schmaltz also schmalz

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