Definition of too-too in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈto͞oˌto͞o/

adverb& adjective

informal, dated
Used affectedly to convey that one finds something excessively annoying or fatiguing: [as adverb]: it had become too-too tiring [as adjective]: it is all just too-too
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  • I mean, if you're reading this blog on a regular basis, you're probably not too-too squeamish, but if you just got here - well, you've been warned.
  • Nothing too-too heavy, it's a shoot, not a scene.
  • Being too-too hungry for info isn't always good.


Late 19th century: reduplication of too.

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Syllabification: too-too

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