Schmooze meaning

shmo͝oz
To converse casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection.
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To engage in schmoozing with.
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The act or an instance of schmoozing.
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To chat or gossip.
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An idle talk; chat.
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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.

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

  • Yiddish shmuesn possibly from shmues a chat pl. of shmue rumor Hebrew šəmû‘â rumor šmʕ in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Yiddish שמועס (shmues).

    From Wiktionary