Definition of spaghetti in English:


Syllabification: spa·ghet·ti
Pronunciation: /spəˈgetē


  • 1Pasta made in long, slender, solid strings.
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    • As an alternative, instead of using spaghetti, use pasta shells instead.
    • More than 40 percent of those surveyed said spaghetti is their favorite pasta.
    • All types of macaroni and spaghetti, seen on local shelves, are produced here.
  • 1.1An Italian dish consisting largely of this, typically with a sauce.
  • 1.2 Electronics A type of narrow tubing that encases and insulates wire.
  • 1.3A tangle of stringlike objects, resembling a plate of cooked spaghetti: a clumsy spaghetti of coils and wires


Italian, plural of the diminutive of spago 'string'.

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