de trop


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de trop

 (də trō′)
adj.
Too much or too many; excessive or superfluous: elaborate preparations that seemed de trop.

[French : de, of, in + trop, excess.]

de trop

(də tro)
adj
(postpositive) not wanted; in the way; superfluous
[literally: of too much]

de trop

(də ˈtroʊ)
adj.
too much; too many.
[1750–55; < French]

de trop

A French phrase literally meaning of too much, used to describe anything that is superfluous or unwanted.
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de trop

(French)
adjective in the way, surplus, unnecessary, unwanted, redundant, unwelcome, superfluous I felt decidedly de trop as they talked shop in front of me.

de trop

adjective
Being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate:
Translations

de trop

[dəˈtrəʊ] (frm) ADV to be de tropestar de más, sobrar

de trop

de trop

[də tro] adj (frm) → di troppo
References in classic literature ?
Julia felt uncomfortable--she felt herself to be de trop; and making an incoherent excuse, she had scarcely taken a seat on a sofa, before she arose, left the room, and ran up stairs again.
You will be de trop in decidedly an uncomfortable position.
"I should only be de trop," said the Captain, looking at them rather wistfully.
"If I shall not be Monsieur de Trop, I will so gladly see them all.
Le tres celebre economiste zimbabween, Eddie Cross, a declare que le gouvernement zimbabween etait en train de trop demander a sa population en les invitant a accepter la situation economique du pays telle qu'elle est.
Ce que nous croyions jusqu'a recemment, c'est que le ballonnement est la consequence de trop de retention de gaz intestinaux seulement.
Il a souligne qu'il n'est jamais de trop de sensibiliser contre le gaspillage de l'eau.
PGOTGL has never been out of print; it has spawned a mini-industry that includes For Kids: Putting God on Your Guest List, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Basics, and The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Memory Book; and it has been one important weapon in the communal rebellion against de trop bar mitzvah parties.
He believed in the past and the faithful replication of that past, no matter how foolhardy and de trop that was.
Il a precise que le fait de trop s'endetter est une atteinte a la souverainete nationale, ajoutant que si on continue sur ce rythme-la, on va arriver a ne plus trouver oE emprunter, puisque nous ne sommes pas producteurs de richesses.