This page includes definitions for the words shmooz ('a friendly, gossipy, prolonged, heart-to-heart talk'), and shmuck (a term of contempt derived from the German word for ornament).
Taken from: The Joys of Yiddish Author / Creator: Rosten, Leo Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co, New York Date: 1968 Copyright: © The British Library Board Shelfmark: LEX.155
The Joys of Yiddish - Title Page
The Joys of Yiddish - Chutzpa
The Joys of Yiddish - Words-Shmords
The Joys of Yiddish - Shmooz and Shmuck