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(noun) (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating; “how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?”

shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick

(noun) (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning; “his shtik made us laugh”

shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick

(noun) (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention; “play it straight with no shtik”

shtik, shtick, schtik, schtick

(noun) (Yiddish) a little; a piece; “give him a shtik cake”; “he’s a shtik crazy”; “he played a shtik Beethoven”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


shtik (plural shtiks)

Alternative spelling of shtick


• kiths

Source: Wiktionary


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