Definition of Schtick

1. Noun. (Yiddish) a little; a piece. "He played a shtik Beethoven"

Exact synonyms: Schtik, Shtick, Shtik
Category relationships: Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Small Indefinite Amount, Small Indefinite Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Schtickl, Schtikl, Shtickl, Shtikl



2. Noun. (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention. "Play it straight with no shtik"
Exact synonyms: Schtik, Shtick, Shtik
Generic synonyms: Business, Byplay, Stage Business
Category relationships: Yiddish

3. Noun. (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning. "His shtik made us laugh"
Exact synonyms: Schtik, Shtick, Shtik
Generic synonyms: Buffoonery, Clowning, Frivolity, Harlequinade, Japery, Prank
Category relationships: Yiddish

4. Noun. (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating. "How did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
Exact synonyms: Schtik, Shtick, Shtik
Generic synonyms: Fast One, Trick
Category relationships: Yiddish

Definition of Schtick

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of shtick) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schtick

1. shtick [n -S] - See also: shtick

Lexicographical Neighbors of Schtick

schrecklichkeit
schreibersite
schreibersites
schreyerite
schrik
schriks
schrockingerite
schrod
schrode
schrodes
schrods
schroeckingerite
schroedinbug
schroedinbugs
schroff
schtick (current term)
schtickl
schticks
schtik
schtikl
schtiks
schtook
schtooks
schtoom
schtuck
schtucks
schtum
schubertiade
schubertiades
schubnelite

Literary usage of Schtick

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"and "Cus schtick! Cus schtick!" ("With the knife!" and "With the bayonet!") Those were cries that the Bulgarians knew well, and they too set up the same ..."

2. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"Cus schtick!" ("With to* knife!" and "With the bayonet!") Those were cries that the Bulgarians knew well, and they too set up the same shouts. ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"Scheibler, H., 1696. Schiffner, C., 1679. Schneider.W., 1709. Scholl, A., 1671. Schubert, R., 1677. schtick, B., 1666. Schultz, W., 1715. Schwabe, F., 1701. ..."

4. The Theory of National and International Bibliography: With Special by Frank Campbell, Walter Hamilton, Charles Dexter Allen (1896)
"... he would order a book-plate, inscribing on it an expression of his love for literature in some such manner as did M. Leonis schtick, upon his ex-libris ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"... been determined by various experimenters, whose results have recently been subjected to a very searching comparison and discussion by Dr. A. schtick of ..."

6. Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the by Raymond Wilson Chambers (1921)
"... were the same as they were a thousand years later, is not only improbable on a priori grounds, but, as schtick has shown3, can be definitely disproved. ..."

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