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Shtick

a gimmick or defining habit

Often used to refer to comic routines as well, this comes from the German word "stück" which means "piece". In can be used to refer to any talent, habit, or other eccentricity which defines a person's personality. It often carry the connotation being tired, contrived, insincere, or boring.

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