schlock

adjective
\ ˈshläk How to pronounce schlock (audio) \
variants: or schlocky \ ˈshlä-​kē How to pronounce schlock (audio) \ or less commonly or shlocky

Definition of schlock

: of low quality or value

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Other Words from schlock

schlock noun

Examples of schlock in a Sentence

a tourist trap selling schlock souvenirs

First Known Use of schlock

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schlock

perhaps from Yiddish shlak evil, nuisance, literally, blow

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The first known use of schlock was in 1916

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“Schlock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schlock. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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