WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
schmooze  (shmo̅o̅z),USA pronunciation v.,  schmoozed, schmooz•ing, n. [Slang.]
v.i. 
  1. Slang Termsto chat idly;
    gossip.

n. 
  1. Slang Termsidle conversation;
    chatter.
Also,  schmoose, schmoos.  schmoozer, n. 
  • Hebrew shəmū‘ōth reports, gossip
  • Yiddish, verb, verbal use of schmues
  • 1895–1900, American.

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