Definitions for schmoozeʃmuz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

schmooze*ʃmuz(v.; n.)schmoozed, schmooz•ing

  1. (v.i.)to chat idly; gossip.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. (n.)an idle conversation; chat.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of schmooze:

1895–1900, Amer.; < Yiddish, v. use of schmues < Heb shəmū‘ōth reports, gossip


Princeton's WordNet

  1. chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose(verb)

    an informal conversation

  2. shmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbone(verb)

    talk idly or casually and in a friendly way


  1. schmooze(Noun)

    A casual conversation, especially one held in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection.

  2. schmooze(Verb)

    To talk casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection

    I wish he could do his job as well as he schmoozes with the boss.

  3. Origin: From שמועס.


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