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Definition of shtick noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    shtick

     noun
    (also schtick) noun
    BrE BrE//ʃtɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʃtɪk//
     
    [uncountable, singular] (especially North American English)
     
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  1. 1a style of humour that is typical of a particular performer
  2. 2a particular ability that somebody has That’s not my shtick.
  3. Word Origin 1960s: Yiddish, from German Stück ‘piece’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shtick