schmoozer


schmoozer

verb (used without object), schmoozed, schmooz·ing.

  1. to chat idly; gossip.

noun

  1. idle conversation; chatter.

verb

  1. (intr) to chat or gossip
  2. (tr) to chat to (someone) for the purposes of self-promotion or to gain some advantage

noun

  1. a trivial conversation; chat

v.also shmooze, “to chat intimately,” 1897, from Yiddish shmuesn “to chat,” from shmues “idle talk, chat,” from Hebrew shemu’oth “news, rumors.” As a noun from 1939. Related: Schmoozed; schmoozing. Schmoozer is from 1909.

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