schmoose
/shmoohz, shmoohs/, v.i., schmoosed, schmoosing., n.
schmooze.
Also, schmoos.

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  • chitchat — I noun light informal conversation for social occasions • Syn: ↑chit chat, ↑chit chat, ↑small talk, ↑gab, ↑gabfest, ↑gossip, ↑tittle tattle, ↑chin wag, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • schmooze — I noun an informal conversation • Syn: ↑chat, ↑confab, ↑confabulation, ↑schmoose • Derivationally related forms: ↑confabulate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • schmooze — schmoozer, n. /shmoohz/, v., schmoozed, schmoozing, n. Slang. v.i. 1. to chat idly; gossip. n. 2. idle conversation; chatter. Also, schmoose, schmoos. [1895 1900, Amer.; < Yiddish, v. use of schmues < Heb shamu oth reports, gossip] * * * …   Universalium

  • gossip — [n1] talk about others; rumor account, babble, back fence talk*, blather, blether, buzz*, calumny, chatter, chitchat*, chronicle, clothesline*, conversation, cry, defamation, dirty laundry*, dirty linen*, dirty wash*, earful*, grapevine*, hearsay …   New thesaurus

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