About six leagues from the sea stands the city of cheapo, on the left bunk of the river.
Our men returned from cheapo on the 24th, having taken that town without opposition, but found nothing there worth mention.
The 19th, 250 men were sent in canoes to the river cheapo, to surprise the town of that name.
patterned on el Greco, etc.
: cheapie ripoffs of The Godfather/ Our Tenth Annual Cheapo Guide
Any cheaply made or cheaply sold item: No ticket in town is a cheapie these days/ retreads, ethnic shoes, and Woolworth cheapos/ Wood made this fairly ordinary cheapie a mere year after Glenn or Glenda ( first form 1898+, second 1950s+)
: Beware of plaid shirts, el cheapo haircuts and candidates who talk r-e-a-l slow
A cheap product; a piece of shoddy merchandise: They bought the El Cheapos and found they didn't work
[1960s+; probably first applied like El Ropo, to cheap cigars, since many cigars have Spanish names; see el -o, mock-Spanish combining form]