trop

[troh]
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adverb French.

too; too much or too many.

Nearby words

  1. troop carrier,
  2. trooper,
  3. troopship,
  4. troostite,
  5. troostitic,
  6. trop-,
  7. trop.,
  8. tropaeolin,
  9. tropaeolum,
  10. tropaeum

trop-

variant of tropo- before a vowel: tropism.

trop.

de trop

[duh troh]

adjective

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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British Dictionary definitions for trop

de trop

adjective

(postpositive) not wanted; in the way; superfluous

Word Origin for de trop

literally: of too much

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Medicine definitions for trop

trop-

pref.

Variant oftropo-

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