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[troh] /troʊ/
adverb, French.
too; too much or too many.


variant of tropo- before a vowel:


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  • Votre Altesse a trop de bont, Irinas insinuating voice was heard in reply.

    Smoke Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
  • Just so; they rid the country of the trop plein, and prevent a redundant population.

    Economic Sophisms Frederic Bastiat
  • J'admire vos talens; je m'amuse de vos rveries qui (soit dit en passant) vous occupent trop et trop longtemps.

  • She tid have a trop too moch sometimes, put nefer forcot herself.

    Resurrection Leo Tolstoy
  • He had committed the worst offence in our profession, trop de zele.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Notice the difference between this phrase and trop heureux pour devenir.

    Contes Franais Douglas Labaree Buffum
  • trop cruelment te voi deduire: Pechié feiz que n'en as pitié; Nuls deus fors toi ne fait pechié!

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
  • More progress might be made with the old Latin tag, “trop de zle.”

  • When September came on, James found the air on the castle-hill "trop vif."

    Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
  • "Monsieur votre frère, madame, c'est un homme qui a trop lu," they would say to me when I gave them their coffee.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
trop in Medicine

trop- pref.
Variant of tropo-.

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