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Noun: schtik
  1. (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    "give him a schtik cake";
    - shtik, shtick, schtick
     
  2. (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    - shtik, shtick, schtick
     
  3. (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
    - shtik, shtick, schtick
     
  4. (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating
    "how did you ever fall for a schtik like that?";
    - shtik, shtick, schtick

Derived forms: schtiks

Type of: buffoonery, business, byplay, clowning, fast one, frivolity, harlequinade, japery, prank, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, stage business, trick