Examples of shtick in a sentence
That joke is part of his shtick.
Sports are just not my 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
SHTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shtick for English Language Learners
: a usual way of performing, behaving, speaking, etc.
: something that a person likes to do or does well
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