Origin of shtick
How to use shtick in a sentence
I would eventually run for and get elected to Congress, but I grew to find Limbaugh’s show to be little more than shtick.
“Borat 2” can’t rely on this shtick, however, because the original movie made Borat too recognizable.You should side with Borat’s victims, not mock them|Sonny Bunch|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The film relies on a steady stream of gross gags and outdated shtick.
But the main thing was corner shtick, we called it, and in our gang, I was the undisputed champ at corner shtick.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christie has “regular guy” down, too, but with him, he has it so far down that it risks becoming shtick.Scott Walker Is the Perfect Republican Candidate for 2016 (on Paper)|David Freedlander|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Critics who are less bullish on The Crazy Ones bemoan all of this, protesting that the Robin Williams shtick is worn out.‘The Michael J. Fox Show’ & Robin Williams’s ‘The Crazy Ones’ Are Fall’s Best New Sitcoms|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
J-Fal and the Roots reprised their classroom-instruments shtick with Robin Thicke Thursday to sing his hit, ‘Blurred Lines.’Brian Williams Does Marky Mark, NASA’s Scary Map & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wid a shtick in me fist Oi'll take care of ony spalpeen fwhat'll stand up in front av me.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy
Do you mind that shtick—big enough to sarve as a respictable shillalah at Donnybrook Fair?In the Pecos Country|Edward Sylvester Ellis (AKA Lieutenant R.H. Jayne)
Why, if it kim to a foight, the bastes could run underneath, and shtick their spears through the flure.
To wait a bit, and thin go round wid a thick shtick and bate all their heads.
He handed the cob to the waiter, and asked, "Will you plaze put some more beans on my shtick?"Science in the Kitchen.|Mrs. E. E. Kellogg