schtick

noun

less common spelling of shtick

1
: a usually comic or repetitious performance or routine : bit
2
: one's special trait, interest, or activity : bag
he's alive and well and now doing his shtick out in HollywoodRobert Daley

Examples of schtick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some celebrities aren’t big fans of Daniels’ schtick, though. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 28 Mar. 2024 During his first year or two in Anaheim, Mizuhara talked softly and didn’t carry a big schtick. Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2024 The significance of this partnership extends far beyond the all-too-common ‘luxury brand collaborating with luxury brand’ schtick. Lela London, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 With the same schtick as last season, ten young Black professionals and entrepreneurs are headed to Martha’s Vineyard, to bask in the beauty of the exclusive enclave and escape the woes of their daily lives and careers. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 21 Feb. 2024 Characters like Garth, the improvisational singer alongside Kristen Wiig's Kat, push the duo's self-impressed, deliberately off-putting schtick to viewer limits, and beyond. Dennis Perkins, EW.com, 14 Dec. 2023 More recently though, some fans have soured on Romo’s schtick, tiring of his enthusiasm with partner Jim Nantz and occasional word salads. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 9 Feb. 2024 Weinberger hasn’t lost his knack for the dynamics of comedy writing, veering between pleasing schtick and heartfelt philosophizing in more or less the right measure. Chris Willman, Variety, 25 Jan. 2024 In these interviews, her audience got their first glimpse of Althoff’s schtick: a deadpan, absurdist antagonism, part Zack Galifianakis in Between Two Ferns, part cringe Gen-Z interrogation. Ct Jones, Rolling Stone, 17 Jan. 2024

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“Schtick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schtick. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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