AskDefine | Define schlock

Dictionary Definition

schlock n : merchandise that is shoddy or inferior [syn: shlock, dreck]

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English

Noun

  1. Commodity that is shoddy or inferior.
  2. Tasteless comedy horror movies or theatre designed to shock people.

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Extensive Definition

Schlock is an English word of Yiddish origin meaning "something cheap, shoddy, or inferior (perhaps from German Schlag, Yiddish shlak, meaning 'a stroke')"
It may also refer to:

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