schmaltz Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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schmaltznoun [U]

(also schmalz) uk   /ʃmɒlts/  us   /ʃmɑːlts/ informal disapproving
artisticworks, such as ​music or writing, that are ​intended to ​causestrongsad or ​romanticfeelings but have no ​realartisticvalue: Her second ​album was ​pure schmaltz.
adjective (also schmalzy) uk   /ˈʃmɒ  us   /ˈʃmɑːlt-/
schmaltzy ​lovesongs
(Definition of schmaltz from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “schmaltz”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一味感伤的作品, 过于煽情的作品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一味感傷的作品, 過於煽情的作品…
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