schmoopiness n. behavior that is excessively cutesy, precious, or adoring. Editorial Note: This word—and the noun schmoopy ‘a term of affection for one who is adored; a person who exhibits schmoopiness’ and the adjective schmoopy ‘(excessively) cutesy or adoring’—was popularized by, if not coined for, episode 116 of the television program Seinfeld, first broadcast Nov. 25, 1995. The words are also frequently spelled with shmoop–. Despite the show’s setting in New York City and the nebbishness of the character George Constanza, there’s no evidence that this word is derived from a real Yiddish word. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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