too much

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too much (not comparable)

  1. Excessively.
    You talk too much.
    You ate too much cake at the party, and that's why you feel sick.

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too much (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Amusing; entertaining.
    Oh, my dear, you really are too much.

Noun[edit]

too much (uncountable)

  1. A quantity which is excessive to the point of being inappropriate, harmful, or overwhelming.
    You expect too much from your employees.

Interjection[edit]

too much!

  1. An expression of satisfaction.
    Too much, man! That was great!

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English too much.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

too much m (feminine too muche, masculine plural too muchs, feminine plural too muches)

  1. (colloquial) too much, excessive, OTT
    • 1995, Frédéric Dard, Les huîtres me font bâiller:
      Tu vas gueuler que c'est too much ; que je sors de l'admissible.
      You're going to yell that this is too much – that I've gone beyond the bounds of probability.
    • 2013, Emmanuèle Peyret, Libération, 31 May 2013:
      Oh ben volontiers un de chaque, mais pas le slip dentelle avec les jarretelles rouges, ça fait un peu too much.
      Go on then, one of each – but not the lace knickers with red suspenders, that's a bit OTT.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used predicatively