Focus on the pronunciation of schmaltzy
English definition of “schmaltzy”
schmaltzy (also schmalzy)
/ˈʃmɑlt·si/, /ˈʃmɔlt-/ adj infml disapproving
› causing extreme emotions of love or sadness, esp. in the arts: They spend a lot of time together listening to schmaltzy love songs. schmaltz (also schmalz)
/ʃmɑlts/, /ʃmɔlts/ n [U] › infml His writing is full of schmaltz.