Also el cheapo.
Origin of cheapo
- Slang. cheapo.
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Related Wordslow-cost, reasonable, low-priced, competitive, economical, inexpensive, bargain, budget, buy, irregular, moderate, nominal, reduced, sale, standard, steal, utility, bargain-basement, cheapo, cut-price
Examples from the Web for cheapo
About six leagues from the sea stands the city of Cheapo, on the left bunk of the river.
The 19th, 250 men were sent in canoes to the river Cheapo, to surprise the town of that name.
Our men returned from Cheapo on the 24th, having taken that town without opposition, but found nothing there worth mention.
- informal very cheap and possibly shoddy
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Word Origin and History for cheapo
1967, from cheap (adj.) + -o.
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