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English definition of “shtick”

shtick

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ʃtɪk/ mainly US us  
(also schtick) the type of humour typical of a comedian (= person whose job is to make people laugh): Pratfalls and other physical gags are typical of Carey's shtick.Theatre - general words a particular ability or behaviour that someone has and that they are well known forTypifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
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