el cheapo

This page is about the slang term el cheapo.

Meaning: very cheap

For example:

  • We always stay in those el cheapo motels because all we need is somewhere to sleep. Why pay more just for a bed?

  • Sophie won't fly on those el cheapo airlines. She doesn't think they're safe.

Quick Quiz:

You should go to an el cheapo restaurant if you want to

a. eat Mexican food

b. save your money

c. spend a lot

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Contributor: Matt Errey