troppo

1
[trop-oh; Italian trawp-paw]

Origin of troppo

1
< Italian; Old Italian dial.: much, very, probably < Old Provençal trop orig., herd, flock; see troop

troppo

2
[trop-oh]
adjective Australian Slang.
  1. mentally disturbed.

Origin of troppo

2
1940–45; trop(ic) + -o, orig. in reference to the supposed psychological effects of life in tropical climates, especially military service
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troppo

1
adverb
  1. music too much; excessivelySee non troppo

Word Origin for troppo

Italian

troppo

2
adjective
  1. Australian slang mentally affected by a tropical climate
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