Simple Definition of shtick
: a usual way of performing, behaving, speaking, etc.
: something that a person likes to do or does well
Examples of shtick in a sentence
That joke is part of his shtick.
Sports are just not my shtick.
Variants of shtick
Origin and Etymology of shtick
Yiddish shtik pranks, literally, piece, from Middle High German stücke, from Old High German stucki; akin to Old English stycce piece, Old High German stoc stick — more at stock
First Known Use: 1959
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