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slang Produced very hastily, inexpensively, or shoddily; cheap, trashy, or inferior in quality. Likely From Yiddish. I'm working on a more literary novel in my spare time, but I pay my bills by writing shlocky thrillers. I was raised watching shlocky horror movies, so I've always got a soft spot for the absurd stuff created by amateurs with low budgets.