schtick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n schtick (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating "how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
    • n schtick (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning "his shtik made us laugh"
    • n schtick (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention "play it straight with no shtik"
    • n schtick (Yiddish) a little; a piece "give him a shtik cake","he's a shtik crazy","he played a shtik Beethoven"
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Usage

In literature:

Despite my recent disillusion with castmember bullshit, I found his schtick comforting.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
I know it's your schtick to come after us this way, you've been at it for years.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Schtick it up with cheese schmear.
She got into comedy at the age of 37 and used her domestic life as a main schtick.
Slap-schtick keeps hitting funny bone .
Here's why adopting your own schtick could help you succeed.
Schmaltz Brewing Product is Certified Kosher and It's Got Schtick.
Slap- schtick keeps hitting funny bone.
Newhart & Rickles: Friends through schtick and thin.
Conan's online talk show is a serious departure from his late-night schtick .
Shadowbox Live takes popular musical back to vaudevillian ' schtick '.
Limbaugh's Politics Are Conservative, but His Real Schtick Is Just Bullying.
Shadowbox Live takes popular musical back to vaudevillian 'schtick'.
Shadowbox Live takes popular musical back to vaudevillian 'schtick'.
But the pie-in-the-face – that was Soupy 's main schtick.
Stefan Heidenreich is apparently no fan of Rihanna 's saucy schtick, as the new head of the skin care company canned the Barbadian beauty from her endorsement gig this week, claiming Nivea needs a more family-friendly image.
"A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop" Features Lots of Schtick — Chinese Style.
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