- n (Yiddish) a warm heart-to-heart talk
- v talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
- Every day at noon, the shmooze begins.
- Deftly absorbing what is out there, the wef has grown into the largest shmooze fest on earth.
- Is the Middle East too much for even Clinton's resilient and conciliatory shmooze? I think of the shrewd imperialist Kipling: "At the end of the fight is a tombstone white .