toujours perdrix

[ too-zhoorper-dree ]

  1. too much of a good thing.

Origin of toujours perdrix

First recorded in 1810–20; literally, “always partridge” (the meaning “too much of a good thing” refers to how a person might tire of eating something they love if that is all they eat)

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