demais

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese demais, from Latin + magis (more).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -ajs, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -ajʃ
  • Hyphenation: de‧mais

Adjective[edit]

demais (invariable)

  1. (informal) great, awesome
    Você é demais.
    You're amazing.

Usage notes[edit]

Only used predicatively.

Adverb[edit]

demais

  1. too, overly
    Grande demais.
    Too big.
    Synonyms: demasiadamente, excessivamente, por demais, superfluamente, muito
  2. too much, too many
    Comida demais.
    Too much food.
    Synonyms: bastante, muito
  3. (conjunctive) besides; furthermore

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:demais.

Pronoun[edit]

demais m pl

  1. (with article) the rest (of them), others
    Iremos ao lago. Os demais irão ao cinema.
    We are going to the lake. The others are going to the cinema.
    Synonyms: outros, resto