shtik


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Synonyms for shtik

(Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention

(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning

(Yiddish) a devious trick

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In Yiddish/English, shtick literally means "bit," as in "Give me a shtik cake.
In Monty Python, there is a segue after one segment, or shtik, (1) and before another, and it signifies a change in mood, topic, or attitude.
36) David Singer, "The Jewish Gangster: Crime as Unzer Shtik," Judaism (Winter 1974), pp.
Maybe Catherine Tate is to blame for addressing the royal box with lippy schoolgirl Lauren shtik and saying: "Is One bovvered?
Permit me a few samples of Yale's shtik from my own experience.