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schmooze

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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schmooze

verb
variants: or shmooze

Synonyms of schmooze (Entry 2 of 2)

to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • spent every spare minute of the conference schmoozing with the industry's power players

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“Schmooze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/schmooze. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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