cheapo

[ chee-poh ]
/ ˈtʃi poʊ /

adjective, noun Slang.


Nearby words

  1. cheap skate,
  2. cheap-jack,
  3. cheapen,
  4. cheapie,
  5. cheaply,
  6. cheapside,
  7. cheapskate,
  8. cheapy,
  9. chear,
  10. cheat

Also el cheapo.

Origin of cheapo

First recorded in 1970–75; cheap + -o

el cheapo

[ el chee-poh ]
/ ˌɛl ˈtʃi poʊ /

noun

Slang. cheapo.
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British Dictionary definitions for cheapo

cheapo

/ (ˈtʃiːpəʊ) /

adjective, noun plural cheapos

informal very cheap and possibly shoddy
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Word Origin and History for cheapo

cheapo

adj.

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

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