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De Trop (French)


Supererogatory, more than enough. Rien de trop, let nothing be in excess. Preserve in all things the golden mean. Also “one too many,” in the way; when a person’s presence is not wished for, that person is de trop.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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De Die in Diem
De Facto
De Haut en Bas
De Jure (Latin)
De Lunatico Inquirendo (Latin)
De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum
De Nihilo Nihil Fit (Latin)
De Novo (Latin)
De Profundis [Out of the depths]
De Rigueur
De Trop (French)
Dead Drunk
Dead-flat (A)
Dead Freight
Dead Hand (A)
Dead Heat