el cheapo

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el cheap•o

(ˌɛl ˈtʃi poʊ)
Slang. a stingy person.
[var of cheapo]
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The El Cheapo is the world's biggest sheepshead tourney, and there is no less scheming and planning (and lying) going on here than there is before the Bassmaster Classic.
Have you got the real thing or the el cheapo lookalike?
All he wants to promote is El Cheapo City TV stations.
La antropologa Jane Hill explica a Proceso que el uso "inocente" del espanol por parte de la poblacion sajona con expresiones como no problema, el cheapo, watcho your backo, hasty banana y no way, Jose, entre otras, ayudan a fijar una imagen negativa de los mexicanos.
One admires the logic of the designers of el cheapo plastic skin and rod gazebos, or of cardboard plates which now have a shiny plasticity; more plastic than our plastic dreams (jump) .
Add a couple of bottles of El Cheapo Plonko De Aldi, and I was all set.
YOU can give the January sales a miss this year - it's just as easy to save a fortune and a lot of heartache by buying the el cheapo alternative to that fancy top-of-the range model.
Wasn't it nice of your buddy to get you into the jump seat on his regular cargo route from Mexico City up to San Diego on El Cheapo Freight Express?
Should I buy the el cheapo brand for $4 or drop $30 on some imported brand?
Yet we still see holsters, usually the El Cheapo kind, with that dangerous incompatibility of a narrow strap that can get inside the triggerguard of a loaded handgun.