excessively and tastelessly affected: The movie was simply too-too.
in an excessively and tastelessly affected manner.
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Pesky Homophones: Too, To, And TwoThe three words too, to and two sound exactly alike but have three distinct usages! They are classic examples of what we refer to as homophones—words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. They often end up in the wrong spot in written language as a result of an over-eager spellcheck program on your phone. Let’s examine which one fits in the …
grandiose, stilted, arty, overblown, hollow, exaggerated, turgid, pompous, showy, unwarranted, undue, excessive, illegitimate, unjust, inordinate, unlawful, unfair, extreme, improper, exorbitant
- too good to be true,
- too little, too late,
- too many cooks spoil the broth,
- too many irons in the fire,
- too much of a good thing,
- tooke, john horne
Origin of too-too
First recorded in 1890–95; orig. adj. use of adv. phrase too too
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