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1. shtick

noun. ['ʃˈtɪk'] (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating.

Synonyms

  • shtik
  • schtick
  • trick
  • fast one

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • seriousness
  • maximum
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • שטיק (Yiddish)
  • stucki (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

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Words that Rhyme with Shtick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • stick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick
  • fricke

Example sentences of the word shtick


1. Noun, singular or mass
In fact, in radio, that look could be your shtick.

Quotes containing the word shtick


1. You have to find your own shtick. A Picasso always looks like Picasso painted it. Hemingway always sounds like Hemingway. A Beethoven symphony always sounds like a Beethoven symphony. Part of being a master is learning how to sing in nobody else's voice but your own.
- Hugh MacLeod, Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity

2. shtick

noun. ['ʃˈtɪk'] (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning.

Synonyms

  • prank
  • shtik
  • buffoonery
  • japery
  • schtick
  • frivolity
  • clowning
  • harlequinade

Etymology

  • שטיק (Yiddish)
  • stucki (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

3. shtick

noun. ['ʃˈtɪk'] (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention.

Synonyms

  • shtik
  • schtick
  • business
  • stage business
  • byplay

Etymology

  • שטיק (Yiddish)
  • stucki (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

4. shtick

noun. ['ʃˈtɪk'] (Yiddish) a little; a piece.

Synonyms

  • shtik
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • schtick
  • shtikl
  • shtickl
  • schtikl
  • schtickl

Etymology

  • שטיק (Yiddish)
  • stucki (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))
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