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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of el cheapo was in 1967

Dictionary Entries Near el cheapo

Cite this Entry

“El cheapo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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