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troppo1

[trop-oh; Italian trawp-paw] /ˈtrɒp oʊ; Italian ˈtrɔp pɔ/
adverb, Music.
1.
too much; excessively.
Origin
< Italian; Old Italian dial.: much, very, probably < Old Provençal trop orig., herd, flock; see troop

troppo2

[trop-oh] /ˈtrɒp oʊ/
adjective, Australian Slang.
1.
mentally disturbed.
Origin
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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  • Allegro non troppo the first movement is in the concerto variant of sonata form.
British Dictionary definitions for troppo

troppo1

/ˈtrɒpəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) too much; excessively See non troppo
Word Origin
Italian

troppo2

/ˈtrɒpəʊ/
adjective
1.
(Austral, slang) mentally affected by a tropical climate
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