être plus royaliste que le roi

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Etymology[edit]

Literally to "be more royalist than the king". From: F-R. de Chateaubriand, De la Monarchie selon la Charte (Paris 1816) LXXXI.

Verb[edit]

être plus royaliste que le roi

  1. (idiomatic) to make more effort to defend someone's interests than they make themselves

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