Synonyms for (adjective) schmaltzy

Synonyms: bathetic, hokey, mushy, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, soppy, soupy, slushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, drippy

Definition: effusively or insincerely emotional

Usage: a bathetic novel; maudlin expressions of sympathy; mushy effusiveness; a schmaltzy song; sentimental soap operas; slushy poetry

Similar words: emotional

Definition: of more than usual emotion

Usage: his behavior was highly emotional