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- (anglicized, General American) IPA(key): /dəˈtɹoʊ/
- (anglicized, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dəˈtɹəʊ/
- Rhymes: -əʊ
- excessive or superfluous
- I think that wellingtons are a little de trop for a light shower.
- 1847 January – 1848 July, William Makepeace Thackeray, chapter 6, in Vanity Fair. A Novel without a Hero, London: Bradbury and Evans, […], published 1848, OCLC 3174108:
- "I should only be de trop," said the Captain, looking at them rather wistfully. "I'd best go and talk to the hermit,"—and so he strolled off out of the hum of men, and noise, and clatter of the banquet, into the dark walk, at the end of which lived that well-known pasteboard Solitary.
- too many, too much, more than is desirable, in excess
- unnecessary; unwanted; in the way
- → English: de trop