Examples of schmaltz in a Sentence
The movie has too much schmaltz for me.
the love song was a typical example of overproduced schmaltz
Recent Examples of schmaltz from the Web
This popularity worried playwright Kesselman, who feared a tale of specifically Jewish suffering was being lost in clouds of schmaltz.
Has there always been this much schmaltz beneath the science?
There was something for everyone — even a KO sweatshirt (get it)? — but in a time of turmoil, such style schmaltz can seem a little empty.
Potato Latkes 5 large russet potatoes (about 2 pounds) 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and halved 3 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup matzo meal or breadcrumbs Salt and pepper Oil or schmaltz for frying Peel potatoes.
Chef Ilan Hall, owner of the Brooklyn restaurant Esh and host of our own network's KnifeFight, swaps out bacon with gribenes–chicken skins fried in schmaltz, a hallmark of Jewish cooking–in one of his top selling sandwiches.
And for those looking for the classic deli breakfast, don’t worry: smoked trout and schmaltz are definitely on the menu.
Don’t sleep on the lunch sandwich, served with spicy slaw on a bun that’s toasted with schmaltz.
The album does away with some of the schmaltz that made In The Lonely Hour a tedious listen at times, starting with a less on-the-nose album title.
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Origin and Etymology of schmaltz
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
SCHMALTZ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schmaltz for English Language Learners
: music, art, etc., that is very sad or romantic in usually a foolish or exaggerated way
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