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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “schmaltz”

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
一味感傷的作品;過於煽情的作品
Her second album was pure schmaltz.
她的第二張唱片全都是些感傷的作品。
Sentimental and over-emotional
schmaltzy (also schmalzy)
 
 
/ˈʃmɒlt.si/ US  /ˈʃmɑːlt-/ adjective
schmaltzy love songs
感傷的愛情歌曲
Sentimental and over-emotional
(Definition of schmaltz from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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