schmooze - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] informal 

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/ʃmuːz/
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

derived word

schmooze

 

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noun [countable]
singularschmooze
pluralschmoozes