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
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.
AGT has always been a show that reveled in schmaltz and spectacle, and its inspiring and weird acts may be too sugary sweet for some viewers.
Let’s call it elegant schmaltz: smartly written and so perfectly cast that any lumpy or predictable beats are easily smoothed over and given life anew.
Not a need for audience love, that bucket of schmaltz, but for something tougher to earn: personal, artistic respect.
A fast-emerging favorite among spud fans are the Shack’s schmaltz fries, which are fried in chicken fat.
Its story is simple, fairly predictable and not unadulterated with that warm and useful commodity known the the theater as schmaltz.
These longtime colleagues knew exactly when to pour on the schmaltz and how much of it the music needed to cast its aurally seductive spell.
Diamond’s voice, a baritone flush with both schmaltz and sex appeal, remains intact.
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Origin and Etymology of schmaltz
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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