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schmaltz also: schmalz
American English: /ʃmɑlts/
, /ʃmɔlts/
British English: /ʃmɔːlts/
, /ʃmalts/

Translation of schmaltz in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • And that's just sentimental schmaltz and keeps sort of slowing down the movie, when you want to see this crisp, involving action story.
    • The two lead actors acquit themselves admirably in their roles, rescuing the film from descending into schmaltz.
    • But even when these songs have heart-rending subject matter, there's usually something uplifting near the surface, delivered without schmaltz or gushing sentimentality.
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