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Dictionary entry overview: What does schmaltzy mean?
• SCHMALTZY (adjective)
The adjective SCHMALTZY has 1 sense:
1. effusively or insincerely emotional
Familiarity information: SCHMALTZY used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||schmaltzy [BACK TO TOP]|
Effusively or insincerely emotional
a bathetic novel / maudlin expressions of sympathy / mushy effusiveness / a schmaltzy song / sentimental soap operas / slushy poetry
emotional (of more than usual emotion)
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