schlocky
adjective see schlock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • schlocky — To look shabbily or to do a shabby job on something. Your boss really did a schlocky job on that report. My husband does a schlocky job when he does the dishes. Why don t you get up a little earlier in the morning? You always look so schlocky… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schlocky — To look shabbily or to do a shabby job on something. Your boss really did a schlocky job on that report. My husband does a schlocky job when he does the dishes. Why don t you get up a little earlier in the morning? You always look so schlocky… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schlocky — schlock ► NOUN informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ cheap or inferior goods; trash. DERIVATIVES schlocky adjective. ORIGIN apparently from Yiddish words for an apoplectic stroke and wretch, untidy person …   English terms dictionary

  • schlocky — /shlok ee/, adj., schlockier, schlockiest. Slang. schlock (def. 1). Also, shlocky. [SCHLOCK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • schlocky — adjective a) Of inferior quality, cheap. b) Tacky, of tasteless appearance …   Wiktionary

  • schlocky — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Slang. Of decidedly inferior quality: base2, cheap, lousy, miserable, paltry, poor, rotten, shoddy, sleazy, trashy. Informal: cheesy. Slang: crummy. See GOOD …   English dictionary for students

  • schlocky — Go to schlock …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • schlocky — adjective see schlock …   Useful english dictionary

  • trashy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cheap, ugly, paltry, vulgar; see useless 1 , worthless 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. worthless, junky, *crappy, no good, cheap, useless, *crummy, *cruddy, *tinhorn, *two bit, *schlocky. ANT.: worthy, meritorious …   English dictionary for students

  • schlock — [flak] 1. n. inferior merchandise. (From German schlacke, “dregs” via Yiddish.) □ That store has nothing but schlock. □ For this schlock I should pay good money? 2. AND schlocky [“Jlaki] mod. cheap; junky; inferior. □ Schlocky …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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