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

Examples from the Web for spaghetti western

  • The show opened with a bang: twangy, spaghetti-Western music; girls in Rodarte's signature spaghetti knits.

    Fashion Week Day 6|Isabel Wilkinson|February 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST

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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