Definition of “schmaltz” - English Dictionary

“schmaltz” in British English

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schmaltznoun [ U ]

also schmalz uk /ʃmɒlts/ us /ʃmɑːlts/ informal disapproving
schmaltzy
adjective also schmalzy uk /ˈʃmɒlt.si/ us /ˈʃmɑːlt.si/

schmaltzy love songs

(Definition of “schmaltz” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)