[guh-vahr-uh; Spanish ge-vah-rah] /gəˈvɑr ə; Spanish gɛˈvɑ rɑ/
[er-nes-taw] /ɛrˈnɛs tɔ/ (Show IPA), (“Che”) 1928–67, Cuban revolutionist and political leader, born in Argentina.
noun acronym (in New Zealand, formerly)
Crown Health Enterprise: an agency supervising health expenditure in a district
/ɡəˈvɑːrə; Spanish ɡeˈβara/
Ernesto (ɛrˈnesto), known as Che Guevara. 1928–67, Latin American politician and soldier, born in Argentina. He developed guerrilla warfare as a tool for revolution and was instrumental in Castro’s victory in Cuba (1959), where he held government posts until 1965. He was killed while training guerrillas in Bolivia
nickname of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto Guevara (1928-1967), acquired when he was working with Cuban exiles in Guatemala in mid-1950s, from his dialectal use of Argentine che, a slang filler word in speech.
- Cheap assembler
tool (CHASM) A shareware assembler for MS-DOS. (1994-11-15)
- Cheap date
noun phrase A person who needs very few drinks to become intoxicated: All it took was one small sherry; she’s such a cheap date (1940s+)
[chee-puh n] /ˈtʃi pən/ verb (used with object) 1. to make cheap or cheaper. 2. to lower in esteem; bring into contempt: Constant swearing cheapened him. 3. to decrease the quality or beauty of; make inferior or vulgar: She cheapened the dress by adding a fringe to it. 4. Archaic. to bargain for. verb (used […]
[cheep] /tʃip/ adjective, cheaper, cheapest. 1. costing very little; relatively low in price; inexpensive: a cheap dress. 2. costing little labor or trouble: Words are cheap. 3. charging low prices: a very cheap store. 4. of little account; of small value; mean; shoddy: cheap conduct; cheap workmanship. 5. embarrassed; sheepish: He felt cheap about his […]