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Definitions of shtik:
  • noun:   (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating
    Example: "How did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"
  • noun:   (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
    Example: "His shtik made us laugh"
  • noun:   (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    Example: "Play it straight with no shtik"
  • noun:   (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    Example: "Give him a shtik cake"

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