shtik
noun see shtick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shtik — noun 1. (Yiddish) a little; a piece give him a shtik cake he s a shtik crazy he played a shtik Beethoven • Syn: ↑shtick, ↑schtik, ↑schtick …   Useful english dictionary

  • shtik — shtick shtick, shtik shtik(sht[i^]k), n. [Yiddish, pranks; fr. MHG st[ u]cke, pieces.] 1. A person s special talent, line of business, or habitual activity. [PJC] 2. (Show business) A comic routine or a specific gag inserted in a show for laughs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shtik — Go to schtick …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • shtick — /shtik/, n. Slang. 1. (esp. in comic acting) a routine or piece of business inserted to gain a laugh or draw attention to oneself. 2. one s special interest, talent, etc. Also, shtik. [1955 60; < Yiddish shtik pranks, whims, lit., piece < MHG… …   Universalium

  • schtick — /shtik/, n. Slang. shtick. Also, schtik. * * * …   Universalium

  • klavierstück — ˌshtik, G kläˈvērˌshtuek noun Etymology: German, from klavier piano + stück piece : a piano piece …   Useful english dictionary

  • schtick — noun 1. (Yiddish) a little; a piece give him a shtik cake he s a shtik crazy he played a shtik Beethoven • Syn: ↑shtik, ↑shtick, ↑schtik • …   Useful english dictionary

  • schtik — noun 1. (Yiddish) a little; a piece give him a shtik cake he s a shtik crazy he played a shtik Beethoven • Syn: ↑shtik, ↑shtick, ↑schtick …   Useful english dictionary

  • shtick — ☆ shtick [shtik ] n. [< E Yiddish shtik, pl., pranks, interpreted as sing. < shtik, lit., piece < MHG stücke] Slang 1. a comic scene or piece of business, as in a vaudeville act 2. an attention getting device 3. a special trait, talent,… …   English World dictionary

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