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schtick

[shtik] /ʃtɪk/
noun, Slang.
1.
Also, schtik.
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Examples from the web for schtick
  • There is a naivete in the play's earnest artistic idealism and its moments of rudimentary comic schtick.
  • Your schtick on uranium mining is true of any form of mining.
  • Emma blows her stack again, which makes me fear it will become a stack schtick, stat.
  • But it's also part of his whole persona, his schtick.
British Dictionary definitions for schtick

schtick

/ʃtɪk/
noun
1.
a variant form of shtick

shtick

/ʃtɪk/
noun
1.
(slang) a comedian's routine; act; piece
Word Origin
C20: from Yiddish shtik piece, from Middle High German stücke
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Slang definitions & phrases for schtick

schtick

Related Terms

shtick


shuffle

verb
  1. To have a gang fight; rumble (1960s+ Street gang)
  2. To behave in the stereotypical obsequious way of a black person in ''traditional'' race relations; tom: A lot of brothers and sisters died. So are we just going to shuffle and jive? (1880+ Black)
Related Terms

double shuffle


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