- Not wanted; unwelcome: she had no grasp of the conversation and felt herself de tropMore example sentences
- He met me on the threshold of his office, thrust the manuscript into my hand, muttered ‘De trop, Meckier, de trop,’ and shut the door.
- One might account for this by supposing that such items were de trop, subjecting their wearer to ridicule.
mid 18th century: French, literally 'excessive'.
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