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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of schmooze.


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  • Starstruck reporters schmoozed with celebrities; the president made jokes at the expense of a red-faced and huffy Donald Trump; bloggers continued to Tweet madly, unimpeded by their black-tie attire, pausing only to gawk at the likes of Bristol Palin and Paul Rudd.

    The White House correspondents' dinner: an unseemly schmoozefest | Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

  • At the end of 2 years of economic torture it's been brutal for our industry this group came, ate, talked, schmoozed, hugged, kissed, partied, drank, danced and celebrated in the hallowed marble halls of literature and knowledge.

    Liz Neumark: A Night with Patience and Fortitude

  • While his office is on the West Side, he schmoozed with Verizon reps to get a number with a 686 prefix — it corresponds to Midtown East, where the most prestigious law firms are located.

    Attaining Area Code Chic

  • I schmoozed it up with the staff, and was offered a job that included food and accommodation once I finish my PC service.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • And if Marty had schmoozed ten seconds longer, he would have been, too.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • By 1998, the year of the documentary and the year he and Obama schmoozed in Chicago, an Israeli scholar named Justus Reid Weiner had already done two years of hard-nosed research on the excellent adventures of Edward Said.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • Alternativephrasing: A fifth of Pakistan is under water, and while Zardari schmoozed with world leadersin France, the Pakistan military busied itselfaccommodating U.S. air strikes instead of helping flood victims.

    Allison Kilkenny: But the Air Base Is Safe, Right?

  • While the mayor schmoozed, the event's heads Stanley and Fiona Druckenmiller and George and Nancy Walker inspired much of the donations.

    Stars and Sushi At Gracie Benefit

  • Business interaction was lively throughout; at the fair, at the shows, at dinners and at after-hours jams, when players, promoters, presenters and press schmoozed till the wee hours.

    Michal Shapiro: The First Casualty Is Always Art (VIDEO)

  • He also promises to browbeat foreign investors, whom he has schmoozed as a ceo, into giving the Philippines another look.

    Manuel Villar's Run for President


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