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  • v. Present participle of schmooze.


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  • But early schmoozing is the best way to get results later.

    Six steps to a better Labour business policy

  • Although NYC2012 will spend more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations on the IOC tour stop, schmoozing is restricted. - Salesmanship at the core of Big Apple's Olympic bid

  • €200 million valuation and music label schmoozing is music to We7

    TechCrunch Europe

  • But, my friend went on to explain, he dreaded the idea of schmoozing all night. - Latest Articles

  • Constable was a private person, with a small circle of friends, no good at what co-curator Martin Gayford, author of the biography "Constable in Love," calls the "schmoozing" necessary to make a living by "painting aristocrats, politicians, generals and duchesses."

    Mark Manders's Strange Material World

  • It's always amusing to watch musicians and their musician crowds networking "schmoozing" Tim calls it.

    There and Back Again

  • I base this on several explorations in the field ... and shots of tequila from various bottles and kegs from Jaliscan hosts has confirmed the belief that the best stuff is saved for savoring among family and friends and for clinching deals after considerable time spent 'schmoozing'.

    The Subject of Mescal

  • This would be when the bells would ring for the property developers and construction companies who are financing Pretoria's expensive "schmoozing" campaign, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "The Sims 3 Late Night is full of ways to approach a rich, new life beyond a Sims 'normal day, such as schmoozing with celebrities on the rooftop of a skyscraper, wooing the crowd with your Sim's band, or being the best bartender in town at the hottest new lounge."

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  • In the 1980s, the term "networking" came to signify a kind of schmoozing - opportunistic, self-promoting, vaguely disreputable. - News


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  • It derives from Yiddish.

    November 21, 2009

  • Talking in a friendly and compelling fashion to gain a favor.

    November 21, 2009