cheapo


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cheap·o

 (chē′pō) Slang
adj.
Cheap.
n. pl. cheap·os
One who is cheap.

cheapo

(ˈtʃiːpəʊ)
n, pl cheapos
something that is very cheap and possibly shoddy
adj
very cheap and possibly shoddy

cheap•ie

(ˈtʃi pi)
Informal. n.
1. an item less expensive than others of its kind, esp. a cheaply made, often inferior product.
2. a stingy or miserly person.
adj.
3. cheap or inferior.
[1940–45]
Translations

cheapo

[ˈtʃiːpəʊ] ADJbaratejo

cheapo

[ˈtʃiːpəʊ] adjbon marché(e)

cheapo

nBilligartikel m, → billiges Ding (inf)
adj (inf)Billig-; cheapo videoBilligvideo nt
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A decent pair of shoes last so much longer than a cheapo option.
X's special discount now, I could lock in the cheapo price of the cream while those poor suckers who came after me would have to pay double.
Then I saw an offer of 25% off Christmas lights so I herded those into my online shopping basket followed by a 40" television which was down to just PS235 for a Samsung full HD - not one of those cheapo ones people were chinning each other for live in supermarkets but a genuine top of the range Samsung LED TV.