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el cheapo

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adjective \(ˌ)el-ˈchē-(ˌ)pō, ˈel-\

Definition of el cheapo

  1. :  cheap 3a, b



Examples of el cheapo in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of el cheapo

Spanish el the + English cheap + Spanish -o (masculine noun ending)


First Known Use: 1967


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