All Eyes on Obama Insiders
BET's Debra Lee with Sharon Malone at the Kennedy Center Honors brunch at the Mandarin Oriental hotel. (Roxanne Roberts) Kennedy Centers Honors weekend is all about rubbernecking and schmoozing big stars, and this year was no different -- except that many of the stars were new Obama insiders....
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High in Tower, Trump Reads, Tweets and Plans
By ASHLEY PARKER and MAGGIE HABERMAN
As Donald J. Trump goes about his routine - schmoozing, tweeting, rewarding loyalty, fomenting infighting - it doesn't appear the gravity of the presidency is changing him.
Must Great Leaders Be Gregarious?
By SUSAN CAIN
The ability to lead depends on vision, not beer drinking, schmoozing or other social skills.
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In recent years, the fair has become more of a chance to schmooze and build buzz for deals down the road.
Art Basel has been called a contemporary art space trip. It is the world's largest and most prestigious art fair, and it was held in Switzerland through Sunday. Crowds of anxious VIP collectors and galleries from all over the world push to see - and buy the art for hefty prices. And of course, to schmooze with the artists.
verb [I] INFORMAL
to talk informally with someone, especially in a way that is not sincere or to gain some advantage for yourself:
He spent the entire evening schmoozing with the senator.
Meaning #1: a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
Synonyms: sightseer, excursionist, tripper
Meaning #2: a person who stares inquisitively
The verb rubberneck has one meaning:
Meaning #1: strain to watch; stare curiously