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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (37)
  • The whole problem with the RealAmerica shtick is the way they define it, RealAmericans are going to get consistently outvoted.
  • This "HOW DARE THEY" shtick is getting old real fast.
  • USATODAY. com - Mayne's shtick is still a very good thing
  • Surely his entire shtick is too over the top to be sincere? for more
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