- To converse casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection. (verb-intransitive)
- To engage in schmoozing with: "how to be a professional artist—how to be a businessperson, how to schmooze the collectors” ( Paige Powell). (verb-transitive)
- The act or an instance of schmoozing. (noun)
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