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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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.
If you learn that almost all of the cardiologists accept Luxor Insurance, but almost none accept Cheapo Insurance, and that the reason is that the Cheapo payment doesn't cover most doctors' costs, you might have some concerns about going to the cardiologist who accepts Cheapo Insurance.
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A decent pair of shoes last so much longer than a cheapo option.
The cheapo vote system is wilfully misunderstood, especially by the BBC.
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.
only to discover that the true object of their desire was the cheapo bit of plastic strapped on the front.
My son's cheapo nylon Dracula outfit set me back fifteen quid (and has already fallen apart), so Lord knows how much Whitney's Undead Bride costume would have cost.
The best that can be said for "Devil's Due" is that, unlike so many cheapo off-season horror projects, its makers at least seem to respect the conventions and history of the genre.
This unwelcome fact then informs other statistics, which tell us that by any criterion one cares to employ, be it spend per head, spend per visit or whatever, Wales is the destination for cheapo holidays.