Definitions

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  • adjective Tending to schmooze; sucking up for the sake of social advancement.

Etymologies

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schmooze +‎ -y

Examples

  • Obama, who has never enjoyed the schmoozy side of politics, has enlisted help - bringing along the gregarious Vice President Biden and, at least on Wednesday, new chief of staff William M. Daley, both of whom have long-standing relationships with GOP leaders.

    Obama courts key GOP lawmakers with social invites to White House

  • So I saw the work quickly, in and around saying hello to people, and then moved onto the schmoozy/boozy part of the evening, which you may witness below.

    APAture Live

  • I hope that being a decent person is more influential than coming off as a schmoozy hypocrite.

    You Owe Me Nothing

  • It comes with a limitless cast of characters, is part schmoozy business network, part family photo album and part reality show, and offers just enough helpful information to give every user an airtight excuse to log in whenever they feel the need.

    Anne Hill: Facebook: Gameboy for the Over-40 Set

  • For instance, when you saw Bill Clinton and Hillary being schmoozy in public -- I didn't believe it.

    Eileen McMenamin: A VIP Seat to History: Photographer David Hume Kennerly

  • Yes, and -- as a direct response to Obama's interview with Chris Wallace -- she'll come on all schmoozy but basically play the part of the pissy, pugilistic smartass with a dozen soundbites up her pantsuit sleeve.

    Hillary Campaign Confirms She's Appearing On O'Reilly Tomorrow Night

  • When the group performed at a heavy-metal bar in Austin, Texas, two weeks back, as part of the schmoozy South By Southwest music conference, half the music industry was there.

    Searching For Nirvana Ii

  • If there was a signal moment of the campaign when pop-culture got too schmoozy with politics, this was it.

    Lionel Beehner: SNL's Lame Hillary Plug

  • When the group performed at a heavy-metal bar in Austin, Texas, two weeks back, as part of the schmoozy South By Southwest music conference, half the music industry was there.

    Searching For Nirvana Ii

  • The former veep is telling friends that he will re-emerge into the public eye this fall with his first speech on issues, as opposed to the "schmoozy talk-for-pay speeches," he's been making.

    Capitol Letter: Taking Aim At Cheney And Rove

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