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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There is desperation in poor Graham's eyes as he tries SO hard to inject high camp drama into a cheapo show that looks like it's churned out on a budget of about 30 quid.
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She pulled on the teeny, tacky red shorts over the top of diamante encrusted black leggings and rocked it with a cheapo looking lipstick T-Shirt.
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So if you're planning bangers and mash tonight with cheapo sausages, you might want to either give the programme a miss or hand your dinner to the dog.
The set-up and plotline may be weak, but the cheapo realisation is as messy as the proverbial dog's dinner.