el cheapo

adjective
\ (ˌ)el-ˈchē-(ˌ)pō How to pronounce el cheapo (audio) , ˈel- \

Definition of el cheapo

slang

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Examples of el cheapo in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of el cheapo

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for el cheapo

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

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The first known use of el cheapo was in 1967

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“El cheapo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/el%20cheapo. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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