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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שְׁמוּעוֹת(sh'mu'ót), plural of שְׁמוּעָה(sh'mu'á, report, piece of news, rumor), related to שָׁמַע(shamá', to hear).

NounEdit

שמועס (shmuesm, plural שמועסן(shmuesn)

  1. idle talk, chat, conversation
  2. schmooze

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