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 Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of spaghetti western

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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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