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


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  • While there they "shmoozed" him and the other clergy present about how their involvement in emergency preparedness planning is important and a great way to engage in outreach and help the wider community.


  • Feeling somewhat relieved that the serious part was over, I shmoozed with a writer from the Huffington Post, a self-described anti-Zionist former Communist from Israel, a recent candidate for Congress (Marcy Winograd), a well-known local poet and the woman from the Free Gaza movement.

    David Suissa: Crashing the Party

  • Later in the afternoon, I attended a party where I listened to great music, danced a bit, ate, shmoozed, and celebrated with congenial people.

    What a good day looks like

  • When they shmoozed lobbyists all night nobody ever called the cops.

    "Resign, or go commit suicide." Who said that to whom?

  • Rernaissance is hardly a high-powered legal society, but it is a liberal group (I was one of seven or eight identifiable conservatives there this year, out of a total attendance of about 1,800) And there are lots of liberal lawyers around to shmooze with Breyer the way the conservative lawyers shmoozed with Scalia in Colorado.

    John Leo: Scalia Goes to Colorado

  • So, we relaxed at a table for a bit; I drank my java and web surfed and Boone shmoozed up the passers-by.

    The More You Know

  • VERB: Inflected forms: schmoozed or schmoosed also shmoozed, schmooz·ing or schmoos·ing, shmooz·ing, schmooz·es or schmoos·es, shmooz·es

    Another award!

  • In the lobby of the building, Lincoln shmoozed the insectile receptionist with his spiel about the documentary he was doing for the Einstein channel, then spoke to a bearded individual on a large phone screen.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • I shmoozed and chatted and made people laugh, and then I went home and didn't puke.

    luvabeans Diary Entry

  • I don't ever want a boy thinking he "won me over" or shmoozed me into anything.

    elephants Diary Entry


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