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Definition 1: (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for shmaltz in the sense of this definition

(shmaltz is a kind of ...) falsely emotional in a maudlin way

(shmaltz belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

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