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Definition of schmaltz


  • Yiddish: chicken fat; way too overly fancy, put on.
    A schmaltzy wedding.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2000. Submitted by Diane M. from Little Falls, NY, USA on Feb 26 2000.

  • something overly sentimental.

    Last edited on Oct 02 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 02 2009.

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