troppo

1
[ trop-oh; Italian trawp-paw ]
/ ˈtrɒp oʊ; Italian ˈtrɔp pɔ /

adverb Music.

too much; excessively.

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Origin of troppo

1
From Italian; Old Italian dialect: “much, very,” probably from Old Provençal trop originally, “herd, flock”; see origin at troop

Definition for troppo (2 of 2)

troppo2
[ trop-oh ]
/ ˈtrɒp oʊ /

adjective Australian Slang.

mentally disturbed.

Origin of troppo

2
First recorded in 1940–45; trop(ic) + -o, originally in reference to the supposed psychological effects of life in tropical climates, especially in military service
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British Dictionary definitions for troppo (1 of 2)

troppo1
/ (ˈtrɒpəʊ) /

adverb

music too much; excessivelySee non troppo

Word Origin for troppo

Italian

British Dictionary definitions for troppo (2 of 2)

troppo2
/ (ˈtrɒpəʊ) /

adjective

Australian slang mentally affected by a tropical climate
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