spaghetti

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Spaghetti

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

spaghetti (pasta)

Etymology[edit]

Italian (see Italian etymology below)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spaghetti (uncountable)

  1. A type of pasta made in the shape of long thin strings.
  2. A dish that has spaghetti as a main part of it, such as spaghetti bolognese.
  3. Informally, any type of pasta.
  4. Electrical insulating tubing.
  5. Anything tangled or confusing.
  6. A short form of spaghetti code.

Usage notes[edit]

  • An individual strand is called a piece of spaghetti or a strand of spaghetti, or rarely spaghetto, derived from the Italian form.
  • Often used with another noun to convey a spaghetti-like attribute, such as thinness (spaghetti strap, spaghetti stripes), Italian (spaghetti western), flexibility (spaghetti limbs), or intertwining strands (spaghetti code, spaghetti junction, spaghetti grid)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian (see Italian etymology below)

Noun[edit]

spaghetti m (plural spaghettis)

  1. (usually in plural spaghettis) spaghetti
  2. strand of spaghetti

External links[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Plural of spaghetto, diminutive of spago (cord, string), from Latin spacus (string).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spaˈɡet.ti/
  • Hyphenation: spa‧ghét‧ti

Noun[edit]

spaghetti m pl (singular spaghetto)

  1. spaghetti
  2. fine strings

Related terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian spaghetti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /s̪paˈɡɛt̪t̪i/

Noun[edit]

spaghetti n

  1. spaghetti

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

spaghetti m (plural spaghettis)

  1. Alternative form of espaguete.