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- noun Excessively sentimental art or music.
- noun Maudlin sentimentality.
- noun Liquid fat, especially chicken fat.
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- noun uncountable Liquid
- noun uncountable
Excessively sentimental artor music.
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- noun (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Yiddish shmalts, animal fat, sentimentality, from Middle High German smalz, animal fat, from Old High German; see mel- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Yiddish שמאַלץ (shmalts) or German Schmalz.
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