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to sweet talk people so that they give you exactly what you want
My friend Patrick always schmoozes with my mother so that she gives him her freshly baked cookies.
by Curly Lobo June 09, 2016
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Referring to the heavy unfashionable winter jacket and patterned mittens Sanders wore to the inauguration of Joe Biden.
Its brutally cold outside this morning so be sure you're Bundled Like Bernie!
by Talk2me-JCH January 24, 2021
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Making ingratiating small talk – talk that is business oriented, designed to both provide and solicit personal information but avoids overt pitching. Most often an artifact of β€œnetworking.” It is more art than science but can be learned.
Tony is on the schmooz. I’ll bet he comes back to the office with contact information on the Senior Partner at Boogle & Walters.
by Tom LaBelle October 05, 2004
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To get to know or suck up to someone for self benefit.
Lets schmooze with the professor so he'll offer us research projects.
by azmi April 17, 2003
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Being able to talk your way into any situation (or out of it), find out about any person, and know someone wherever you go.
Joe Collins is known as Captain Schmooze because of his innate ability to schmooze anyone or anything.
by Anonymous June 06, 2003
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To Schmooze (v) A term often used to describe formal or semi formal setting in which one party or individual attempts to influence another by means of flattery, gifts or any other non-monetary form of compensation.

Especially common term in politics and lobbing.
1: Where were you last night?

2: Sorry I had to go to the law reception last night to schmooze the congressmen.
by Greg-in-DC June 24, 2011
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To cuddle and/or act in an intimately affectionate manner toward one's companion.

Note: Term does not necessarily denote any sexual inuendo and/or intent.
They were sitting on the couch, schmoozing all afternoon.
by Rali July 25, 2005
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