schmaltz

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Englisch - Englisch
Liquid chickenfat
Excessively sentimental art or music
(shmaltz Yiddish for melted or rendered chicken fat, schmaltz is used in English for "corn" as in excessive sentimentality; also as an adjec-tive, schmaltzy (corny)
disapproval If you describe a play, film, or book as schmaltz, you do not like it because it is too sentimental. = slush
{i} grease, melted chicken fat used in cooking; exaggerated sentimentality, overemotionality (Yiddish)
(Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
Chicken fat/sentimentality
(n ) Chicken fat: I cook meat with schmaltz instead of butter to keep a kosher kitchen
schmaltzy
Overly sentimental, emotional, maudlin or bathetic
schmaltzy
{s} overly emotional, excessively sentimental
schmaltzy
disapproval If you describe songs, films, or books as schmaltzy, you do not like them because they are too sentimental. = slushy. a schmaltzy piece of music, book etc deals with emotions such as love and sadness in a way that seems silly and not serious enough (schmaltz (20-21 centuries), from shmalts , from smalz)
schmaltzy
(adj ) Sentimental; corny: The schmaltzy soap opera needs an original story line
schmaltzy
effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressons of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
schmaltzy
soppy
schmalz
{i} rendered fat; exaggerated sentimentality, overemotionality (Yiddish)
schmaltz

    Türkische aussprache

    şmälts

    Aussprache

    /ˈsʜmälts/ /ˈʃmɑːlts/

    Etymologie

    (noun.) 1935. from Yiddish Sol Steinmetz, in "Yiddish and English: The Story of Yiddish in America", suggests that this figurative derivation of "schmaltz" does not exist in Yiddish.

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