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el cheapo

adjective \(ˌ)el-ˈchē-(ˌ)pō, ˈel-\

Definition of EL CHEAPO

:  cheap 3a, b

Examples of EL CHEAPO

  1. <took an el cheapo vacation, staying at a friend's cabin the whole time>
  2. <he bought el cheapo sneakers from someone on a street corner>

Origin of EL CHEAPO

Spanish el the + English cheap + Spanish -o (masculine noun ending)
First Known Use: 1967

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