el cheapo
el cheapo el cheapo, a. cheap; inexpensive and of inferior quality; as, an el cheapo cigar. [jocose slang] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • el cheapo — [El “tSipo] 1. n. the cheap one; the cheapest one. (Mock Spanish.) □ I don’t want one of those el cheapos. □ I can only afford el cheapo. 2. mod. cheap. □ The el cheapo brand won’t last. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • el cheapo — 1. noun a) A mock honorific title given to a particular person who is stingy. Dont expect a big tip from El Cheapo over there. b) A person who is stingy; a cheapskate. Hes such an el cheapo that his wallet hasnt been opened for days. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • el cheapo — /el chee poh/ Slang. cheapo. * * * …   Universalium

  • el cheapo — el cheap•o [[t]ˌɛl ˈtʃi poʊ[/t]] n. sts Slang. a stingy person • Etymology: var of cheapo …   From formal English to slang

  • el cheapo — elˈchē(ˌ)pō adjective Etymology: pseudo Spanish alteration of cheap (III) slang : cheap 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • el cheapo — adjective Etymology: Spanish el the + English cheap + Spanish o (masculine noun ending) Date: 1967 cheap 3a, b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • el cheapo — /ɛl ˈtʃipoʊ / (say el cheepoh) Colloquial –adjective 1. of or relating to that which is cheap and inferior, as a restaurant, amplifier, record, etc. –noun 2. any such article. 3. a cheap restaurant. {imitative of Spanish nominal form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • El cheapo — 1. cheap and inferior; 2. cheap restaurant (mock Spanish) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • el cheapo — Australian Slang 1. cheap and inferior; 2. cheap restaurant (mock Spanish) …   English dialects glossary

  • el cheapo — 1. adj. cheap, inexpensive 2. n. cheapest one, choice, or option …   English slang

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