A bit from a comedy or other showbiz routine; by extension, any person's idiosyncratic performance. From Yiddish "shtick" = Ger. "stuck", meaning "piece."
I asked him for me $20 back, and he went into his usual shtick -- something about losing at pinochle.
by octopod January 23, 2004
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ACT - i.e. some type of goofy act.
stop with your SHTICK. It's driving me crazy.
by Vladimir January 24, 2004
Your gag. From the yiddish.
Did you see his shtick? What chutzpah!
by BIG DADDY January 26, 2004
Something that we do that attracts people and gets us remembered.
When live models advertised lingerie in the windows of a lingerie shop in Augusta, Maine, it was considered a shtick.
by Gluee November 29, 2005
another word for a skit or a funny, short play.
at the talent show someone did a really funny shtick.
by jess August 14, 2004
the sounds made by juveniles when describing the act of fist fighting.
"he hit that bitch, and it was like shtick... shtick! im tellin you, he jacked that succa up!"
by jimis axis January 22, 2004
Indian slang for a really skinny person.
"That kid's a shtick."
by BakedGoods February 10, 2003