Translation of "schmaltz" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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schmaltznoun [ U ]

also schmalz uk /ʃmɒlts/ us /ʃmɑːlts/ informal disapproving

artistic works, such as music or writing, that are intended to cause strong sad or romantic feelings but have no real artistic value

Her second album was pure schmaltz. 她的第二张唱片全都是些感伤的作品。

(Translation of “schmaltz” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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