[ sat-er-dey-nahyt, -dee- ]
/ ˈsæt ər deɪˌnaɪt, -di- /
a cheap, small-caliber handgun that is easily obtainable and concealable.
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Origin of Saturday-night special
First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for saturday night special
Saturday night special
US informal a small handgun that is cheap and easy to buy
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