- (slang, often capitalized) A mock-honorific title given to a particular person who is stingy.
- Don't expect a big tip from El Cheapo over there.
- (slang) A person who is stingy; a cheapskate.
- He's such an el cheapo that his wallet hasn't been opened for days.
- (slang) Cheap; inexpensive; of low quality.
- I only had five bucks, so I bought the el cheapo headphones.