de trop

[ duh -troh ]
/ də ˈtroʊ /

adjective

too much; too many.
in the way; not wanted.

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Origin of de trop

Borrowed into English from French around 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for de trop

de trop
/ French (də tro) /

adjective

(postpositive) not wanted; in the way; superfluous

Word Origin for de trop

literally: of too much
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