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Oy vey, stop your kvetching! You’ve found the Yiddish Slang Dictionary to help you shmooze or kibitz. Be warned though, this website contains some words not fit for your bubbe.

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Shmooze

to make small talk, to chat, or idly converse

This comes from the Hebrew word שמועות (shəmūʿōth) that means report or gossip. It also has the connotation of conversing with the goal impressing the listener.

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