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schlockmeister Line breaks: schlock|mei¦ster
Pronunciation: /ˈʃlɒkˌmʌɪstə/

Definition of schlockmeister in English:


informal, chiefly North American
A purveyor of cheap or trashy goods: the kind of television that needs to be defended against barbarian schlockmeisters and the profit imperative
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  • After all, they weren't fly-by-night schlockmeisters with a reputation for creative bookkeeping.
  • House on Haunted Hill is a remake of a 1959 Vincent Price movie directed by schlockmeister William Castle.
  • He was pulling off the tricky balancing act of his early years as a commercial moviemaker, operating as both schlockmeister and auteur of dark, existential fables.


Early 20th century: from schlock + German Meister 'master'.

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