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schmaltz

noun [U] ( also schmalz)
 
 
/ʃmɒlts/ US  /ʃmɑːlts/ informal disapproving
artistic works, such as music or writing, which are intended to cause strong sad or romantic feelings, but which have no real artistic value
一味感伤的作品;过于煽情的作品
Her second album was pure schmaltz.
她的第二张唱片全都是些感伤的作品。
Sentimental and over-emotional
schmaltzy ( also schmalzy)
 
 
/ˈʃmɒlt.si/ US  /ˈʃmɑːlt-/ adjective
schmaltzy love songs
感伤的爱情歌曲
Sentimental and over-emotional
Translations of “schmaltz”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一味感傷的作品, 過於煽情的作品…
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