cheapo

adjective
\ˈchē-(ˌ)pō \

Definition of cheapo 

: cheap

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Examples of cheapo in a Sentence

I picked up a cheapo souvenir watch as gag gift.

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And while cheapo cotton brief packs and more luxe designer pairs were once the only options, many alternative underwear brands have emerged, marketing briefs with a gently feminist spin. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, "We Tried 101 Pairs of ‘Everyday’ Women’s Underwear—Here Are the Best," 19 Apr. 2018 When a cheapo Presley velvet painting was found as wall decor, a tradition of celebrating love for Elvis was born and has lasted 36 years. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Dress up for Elvis Presley's birthday and get free food at Chuy's next week," 2 Jan. 2018 In 1965, Reed was working at Pickwick Records, a cheapo label that made dance records. Sarah Larson, The New Yorker, "Lou Reed’s Archive, Coming to the New York Public Library," 2 Mar. 2017 The whole sheet is made out of acrylic resin (giving it’s papery cheapo appearance) and has a diameter of 0.1 mm. Jose Fermoso, WIRED, "A Full Wall of E-Ink Paper Debuts in Japan," 4 Nov. 2008 Perceived quality on the interior moves up by a couple of notches when compared to the Outlander, and a couple of dozen notches over the cheapo cabin of the Outlander Sport. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross," 26 June 2017 For him, the cheapo children’s show Brigsby Bear (not quite H.R. Pufnstuf, not quite Teletubbies; more like The Great Space Coaster) is more like a religion. Jordan Hoffman, VanityFair.com, "Brigsby Bear Is the Feel-Good Kidnapping Movie of the Year," 27 Jan. 2017 For him, the cheapo children’s show Brigsby Bear (not quite H.R. Pufnstuf, not quite Teletubbies; more like The Great Space Coaster) is more like a religion. Vanityfair.com, VanityFair.com, "Brigsby Bear Is the Feel-Good Kidnapping Movie of the Year," 27 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of cheapo

1972, in the meaning defined above

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