variant of schlock

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  • shlock — ☆ shlock [shläk ] n., adj. alt. sp. of SCHLOCK …   English World dictionary

  • shlock — n anything shoddy, inferior or meretricious. The word is Yiddish from German (either schlacke: dregs, or schlagen: slap or knock, in the sense of jacking up prices or damaged goods). The main application of shlock in American, and later British,… …   Contemporary slang

  • shlock — noun merchandise that is shoddy or inferior • Syn: ↑schlock, ↑dreck • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shlock — /shlok/, adj., n. schlock. * * * …   Universalium

  • shlock — [[t]ʃlɒk[/t]] n. cvb sts schlock …   From formal English to slang

  • Shlock Rock — is a Jewish music band, put together in December 1985 and led by singer Lenny Solomon [ [ Shlock Rock ] ] , which parodies popular secular songs, substituting new, religious themed lyrics for the music. Their …   Wikipedia

  • shlock|y — «SHLOK ee», adjective, shlock|i|er, shlock|i|est. = schlocky. (Cf. ↑schlocky) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ovaltine — Type Cocoa flavored dairy drink Manufacturer Associated British Foods or licensees (Nestlé in the United States) Country of origin Switzerland Introduced 1904 …   Wikipedia

  • schlock — or schlocky; also shlock or shlocky adjective Etymology: perhaps from Yiddish shlak evil, nuisance, literally, blow Date: 1916 of low quality or value • schlock noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bette Davis — This article is about the actress. For the song by Kim Carnes, see Bette Davis Eyes. For other people, see Elizabeth Davis (disambiguation). Bette Davis Born Ruth Elizabeth Davis April 5, 1908( …   Wikipedia

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