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cheapo

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EtymologyEdit

cheap + -o

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AdjectiveEdit

cheapo (comparative more cheapo, superlative most cheapo)

  1. (slang) Inexpensive and of poor quality.
    They wanted crystal champagne glasses for the party but the caterers provided cheapo plastic cups instead.

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NounEdit

cheapo (plural cheapos)

  1. (slang) A person who is stingy, a cheapskate.
  2. (chess) A primitive trap, often set in the hope of swindling a win or draw from a losing position.

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