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    shtick

    shtick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shtick

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