Definitions

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  • noun (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music

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Examples

  • Would you be able to indulge her need for schmalz, selflessly?

    Speaking of Cows | clusterflock

  • And then comes the turning point—the moment when Barney transformed himself from the Jerry Lewis of the kids comedy circuit, all sappy, treacly schmalz, into its Lenny Bruce.

    Me & Barney the Purple Dinosaur

  • There are variants made with schmalz, rather than butter and/or cream cheese.

    K. Zuckerman's Magic Rugelach

  • Would you be able to indulge her need for schmalz, selflessly?

    Speaking of Cows | clusterflock

  • The attempt at cutesy-pie, family-guy schmalz winds up, IMHO, drawing attention away from the points Roskam thinks he is making.

    IL-06: Roskam Distorting Duckworth's Social Security Position

  • Reluctantly I confess that my better half and I are addicted to a Spanish telenovela, primarily to practice our understanding of the language among all the schmalz, but also find they have tremendous entertainment value.

    GPS Mapping software

  • Reluctantly I confess that my better half and I are addicted to a Spanish telenovela, primarily to practice our understanding of the language among all the schmalz, but also find they have tremendous entertainment value.

    GPS Mapping software

  • Reluctantly I confess that my better half and I are addicted to a Spanish telenovela, primarily to practice our understanding of the language among all the schmalz, but also find they have tremendous entertainment value.

    GPS Mapping software

  • Reluctantly I confess that my better half and I are addicted to a Spanish telenovela, primarily to practice our understanding of the language among all the schmalz, but also find they have tremendous entertainment value.

    GPS Mapping software

  • Reluctantly I confess that my better half and I are addicted to a Spanish telenovela, primarily to practice our understanding of the language among all the schmalz, but also find they have tremendous entertainment value.

    GPS Mapping software

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