shtik

Definitions

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