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spaghetti western

noun, Informal.
a low-budget western movie shot in Italy or Spain, usually with Italian actors and an American star.
Origin of spaghetti western
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for spaghetti western

spaghetti western

a cowboy film about the American West made, esp by an Italian director, in Europe
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Slang definitions & phrases for spaghetti western

spaghetti Western

noun phrase

A cowboy movie usually made by Italian directors and producers, often in Europe: reacquaint yourself with films that made the spaghetti Western a grindhouse phenomenon/ The best turkeys, he went on, were spaghetti Westerns, because they earned a lot of bread (1969+)

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