Definition of Saturday night special in English:

Saturday night special

Line breaks: Sat¦ur|day night spe¦cial


informal , chiefly North American
A cheap low-calibre pistol or revolver, easily obtained and concealed.
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  • We need to ban junk guns and Saturday night specials.
  • That being said, according to one his aides the level of force only resembled a ‘drive-by shooting involving Saturday night specials’.
  • He also assisted the police in getting handguns off the streets recovering, as he said, approximately 300 ‘Saturday night specials’.

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