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verb [intransitive] informal schmooze pronunciation in British English /ʃmuːz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyschmooze
he/she/itschmoozes
present participleschmoozing
past tenseschmoozed
past participleschmoozed
  1. to talk with someone in a friendly and informal way, often with the intention of gaining an advantage or of persuading them to do something that you want

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schmooze

 schmooze pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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pluralschmoozes

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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