Word Of The Week (WOW #21)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me). It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

WOW

Here’s the WOW for this week :

1Word:

Schmooze

Part Of Speech:

Verb

Derivatives:

schmoozer: noun schmoozy: adjective (schmoozier, schmooziest)

Pronunciation: 

/ʃmuːz/ Click on the icon to listen to the pronunciation:  stock-illustration-25237577-speaker-icon

Meaning:

-Talk intimately and cosily; gossip. -Talk in a cosy and intimate manner to (someone), typically in order to manipulate them.

Synonyms:

Chit-chat, confab, chin wag, natter.

Antonyms:

Word Origin: 

Late 19th century (as a verb): from Yiddish shmuesn ‘converse, chat’.

Use in sentence: 

  • People will have time to schmooze during the cocktail hour.
  • She spent every spare minute of the conference schmoozing with the industry’s power players.
  • We had a wonderful schmooze about the old days

Here are some images showing “schmooze”: Schmooze_Chinwag-e1380667453120 chit_chat_by_meago-d4dq2iy


I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way! If you want to check out more words like this, then visit my page:

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18 Comments on “Word Of The Week (WOW #21)

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