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schmaltz

noun
variants: also schmalz

Synonyms of schmaltz

something (as a work of literature or music) that is too sentimental
  • the love song was a typical example of overproduced schmaltz

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The first known use of schmaltz was in 1850

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“Schmaltz.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/schmaltz. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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