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Definition of "schtik" []

  • (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating (noun)
  • (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention (noun)
  • (Yiddish) a little; a piece (noun)
  • (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "schtik" in a sentence
  • "That's a really excellent point, although I don't think his schtik translates into somebody being a pop-star..."
  • "This is the next to last trick in the book; pulling out the "traveling pants", sisterhood, having an Oprah moment schtik to try to corner the female vote."
  • "This action may bring out the old 3rd party schtik and watering down the potential Democratic vote would guarantee Republican victories."