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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Cheap.
  • n. One who is cheap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inexpensive and of poor quality.
  • n. A person who is stingy, a cheapskate.

Etymologies

cheap + -o (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "...I bought this cheapo pair of random whatevers. They had RHINESTONES. I was SO STOKED. They were the best ever. Wore them all the time when I got back home. Alas, they broke!! I took them to several optomotrists and they all said no way to repair them." - Erin Alexander, CA

    February 7, 2008