Jessie was sucker for funny guys that could make her laugh without resorting to excessive schmaltz. She was also extremely lonely. And so most nights, as last call grew near, she found herself going home with whoever was willing to close her bar tab.
- Excessively sentimental, especially with art and music.
- Liquid chicken fat.
Borrowed from Yiddish shmalts or German Schmalz.
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Schmaltz. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/schmaltz. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.
The Effin Word, s.v. schmaltz, accessed April 11, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/schmaltz.
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Schmaltz. In The Effin Word. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/schmaltz