Definition of de trop adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


de trop

BrE BrE//ˌdə ˈtrəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdə ˈtroʊ//
[not before noun] (from French, formal)
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not wanted, especially in a social situation with other people She deliberately tried to exclude David from the conversation and show him how de trop he was. Word Originmid 18th cent.: French, literally ‘excessive’.
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