Definition of spaghettini in English:


Syllabification: spa·ghet·ti·ni
Pronunciation: /ˌspagəˈtēnē


  • Pasta in the form of strings of thin spaghetti.
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    • I pour myself another glass of wine, light a cigarette and think about whether to use spaghettini or fusilli with the bottle of pesto in the fridge.
    • Those salty grilled shrimp marred an otherwise respectable dish of spaghettini alla Greco with a lively tomato sauce.
    • One of my favourite meals is spaghettini with tomato sauce, Parmesan and red wine.


Italian, diminutive of spaghetti 'little strings' (see spaghetti).

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