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schmaltzy also: schmalzy, shmalzy, shmaltzy
American English: /ˈʃmɔltsi/
, /ˈʃmɑltsi/
British English: /ˈʃmɔːltsi/
, /ˈʃmɒltsi/

Translation of schmaltzy in Spanish:

adjective -zier, -ziest

  • [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • At the risk of sounding completely schmaltzy, it was the best, most meaningful Canada Day in my life thus far.
    • The script started off as smart and sharp but the end was way too schmaltzy.
    • Few musical reunions are anything better than schmaltzy and many are far worse.

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