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Definition of "shmooze" []

  • Slang Variant of schmooze. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shmooze" in a sentence
  • "I agree with Dr. N about using suck-ups as human shields - if she penetrates that line of defense or if you get shoved forth by some misguided prof expecting you to "shmooze" just shove a bunch of cheese cubes in your mouth and chew...nodding sagely from time to time."
  • "As these things tend to be, the well-organized conference was as much a chance to shmooze with other attendees about transit-oriented development and vendors like Bike Station (a convenient bike parking solution), as it was an opportunity to hear from ULI's technical assistance panels."
  • "At the center of it all stands the bar, where pros and enthusiasts could, for a small fee, hang out, mingle, shmooze and drink to their heart's content from 11 AM-9 PM."