[trop-oh; Italian trawp-paw]
- too much; excessively.
Origin of troppo1
< Italian; Old Italian dial.: much, very, probably < Old Provençal trop orig., herd, flock; see troop
- mentally disturbed.
Origin of troppo2
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Examples from the Web for troppo
"Oh dear—I mean, troppo grave," she added, elevating her voice.The Front Yard
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Paolo looked delighted and exclaimed, "Sua eccellenza, troppo buono."Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2)
A. M. Donelan
Afterwards—as Ferdinando said—'Siamo stati un po' troppo furiosi davvero, signora;' that came to be the general conviction.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- music too much; excessivelySee non troppo
- Australian slang mentally affected by a tropical climate