schmaltz

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish שמאַלץ ‎(shmalts) or German Schmalz.

Noun[edit]

schmaltz ‎(uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Liquid chicken fat.
  2. (uncountable) Excessively sentimental art or music.

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