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Schmaltzy

excessively sentimental; corny

"Schmaltz" literally means melted and processed animal fat or lard in German. Originally it was meant to describe someone who could afford to buy schmaltz. It has since transformed to describing excessive sentimentality or corny, tacky behavior and taste.

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