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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (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 (34)
  • One of her main schtick is that she supposedly is a big champion'er of full disclosure.
  • After 12 episodes the schtick is already getting old.
  • His brand of humor and his schtick is no huge secret.
  • Sarah Palin's schtick is nothing but a bunch of tag lines. for more
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