HyperDic: shtick

English > 4 senses of the word shtick:
NOUNquantityshtick, shtik, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a little
actshtick, shtik, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
actshtick, shtik, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
actshtick, shtik, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a devious trick
shtick > pronunciation
Soundsshtih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > shtick: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
Meaning(Yiddish) a little; a piece.
Synonymsshtik, schtik, schtick
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Narrowershtikl, shtickl, schtikl, schticklA really little shtik
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
English > shtick: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention.
Synonymsshtik, schtik, schtick
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Broaderbusiness, stage business, byplayIncidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
English > shtick: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning.
Synonymsshtik, schtik, schtick
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Broaderbuffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prankActing like a clown or buffoon
English > shtick: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating.
Synonymsshtik, schtik, schtick
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Broadertrick, fast oneA cunning or deceitful action or device
Spanishtreta

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