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cheapo

[chee-poh]
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adjective, noun Slang.
  1. cheapie.
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Also el cheapo.

Origin of cheapo

First recorded in 1970–75; cheap + -o

el cheapo

[el chee-poh]
noun
  1. Slang. cheapo.
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cheapo

adjective, noun plural cheapos
  1. informal very cheap and possibly shoddy
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Word Origin and History for cheapo

adj.

1967, from cheap (adj.) + -o.

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