- too; too much or too many.
- variant of tropo- before a vowel: tropism.
- too much; too many.
- in the way; not wanted.
Origin of de trop
Borrowed into English from French around 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for trop
He had committed the worst offence in our profession, trop de zele.The Parisians, Complete
Just so; they rid the country of the trop plein, and prevent a redundant population.Economic Sophisms
When September came on, James found the air on the castle-hill "trop vif."Odd Bits of History
Henry W. Wolff
She tid have a trop too moch sometimes, put nefer forcot herself.Resurrection
It was, as he had said to Mrs. Moreen in Venice, trop fort—everything was trop fort.The Pupil
- (postpositive) not wanted; in the way; superfluous
literally: of too much
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- Variant oftropo-