- Schlock means cheap or trashy.
An example of something schlock is a very revealing shirt made out of low quality, see-through fabric.
- The definition of a schlock is something that is cheap or of very low quality.
An example of shlock is a room full of very poorly made furniture.
Origin of schlockfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps German schlacke, dregs, slag
also shlock Slang
Origin of schlockPossibly from Yiddish shlak apoplexy, stroke, wretch, evil, nuisance from Middle High German slag, slak stroke from slahen to strike from Old High German slahan
- schlock′y shlock′y
- Commodity that is shoddy or inferior.
- Tasteless comedy horror movies or theatre designed to shock people.