שמועס

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שְׁמוּעוֹת (sh'mu'ót), plural of שְׁמוּעָה (sh'mu'á, report, piece of news, rumor), related to שָׁמַע (shamá', to hear).

Noun[edit]

שמועס (shmuesm, plural שמועסן (shmuesn)

  1. idle talk, chat, conversation
  2. schmooze

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