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cheapo

[ chee-poh ]
/ ˈtʃi poʊ /
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adjective, noun Slang.
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Also el cheap·o [el chee-poh] /ˌɛl ˈtʃi poʊ/ .

Origin of cheapo

First recorded in 1970–75; cheap + -o
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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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