too-too
adjective Date: 1881 1. going beyond the bounds of convention, good taste, or common sense ; extreme 2. la-di-da

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  • Too too — Too Too, adv. [The same word as to, prep. See {To}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short, or too wide; too high; too many; too much. [1913 Webster] His will, too strong to bend, too proud to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • too too — tooˈ too or too too adjective (informal) 1. Exquisite 2. Extravagantly and affectedly sentimental, gushing adverb 1. All too 2. Quite too • • • Main Entry: ↑too …   Useful english dictionary

  • too-too — too′ too′ Informal. 1) inf excessively or tastelessly affected 2) inf in an excessively or tastelessly affected manner • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • too-too — I. ˈtü|tü adverb Etymology: reduplication of too : to an unpleasantly or affectedly excessive degree openly sneered … at those who prefer the too too refined type of whodunit Time II. adjective : going beyond the bounds of convention …   Useful english dictionary

  • too-too — /tooh tooh /, Informal. adj. 1. excessively and tastelessly affected: The movie was simply too too. adv. 2. in an excessively and tastelessly affected manner. [1890 95; orig. adj. use of adv. phrase too too] * * * …   Universalium

  • too-too — adverb & adjective informal, dated excessive or excessively. Origin C19: reduplication of too …   English new terms dictionary

  • too- too —  used absolutely for very well, or good. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • too — too; cock·a·too; dus·too·ree; gen·too; po·too; tap·pie·too·rie; tat·too·er; too·lach; too·ner·ville; too·tler; wap·a·too; tat·too; too·na; too·tle; dus·too·ri; pat·too; rat·tat·too; tat·too·ist; tick·tack·too; …   English syllables

  • Too — Too, adv. [The same word as to, prep. See {To}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short, or too wide; too high; too many; too much. [1913 Webster] His will, too strong to bend, too proud to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • too — (adv.) in addition, in excess, late Old English, stressed variant of Old English prep. to in the direction of, furthermore (see TO (Cf. to)). The spelling with oo is first recorded 1590. Use after a verb, for emphasis (e.g. did, too!) is attested …   Etymology dictionary

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