A cheap low-caliber pistol or revolver, easily obtained and concealed.
- ‘He also assisted the police in getting handguns off the streets recovering, as he said, approximately 300 ‘Saturday night specials’.’
- ‘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’.’
Saturday night special/ˈsadərdē nīt ˈspeSHəl/
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.