Definition of schlockmeister in English:


Syllabification: schlock·meis·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈSHläkˌmīstər


informal , chiefly North American
  • A purveyor of cheap or trashy goods.
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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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