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schmooze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of schmooze

  1. friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this had to master the art of the schmooze if she wanted to get ahead in the business Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, chat, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

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schmooze

verb
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shmooze

Synonyms and Antonyms of schmooze

  1. to engage in casual or rambling conversation spent every spare minute of the conference schmoozing with the industry's power players Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, chat (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap


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