Usage examples for TROP

  1. These angry words and clashing swords Are quite de trop, I'm thinking; Brace up, my boys, and hush your noise, And drown your wrath in drinking. – Hoosier Lyrics by Eugene Field
  2. C'est trop, n'est- ce pas?" – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  3. But where's the good of putting one's self in the way of being thought de trop- don't you see- by other people- and annoyed in this way- and- you- you don't know the world, Puddock- you'd much better leave yourself in any hands, d'ye see; and so, I suppose, we may as well be off now- 'tis no use waiting longer. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  4. I never in my life felt what it was to be de trop and even deux de trop. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  5. Very decidedly de trop at that moment, his friend thought Mr. Arden. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  6. I cannot imagine them de trop in Italy, or in a household. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. Pour la vouloir outrer, et pousser trop avant. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  8. If I joined them now, should I be de trop? – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  9. I asked if I was de trop, but my father signed to me to sit where I was. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  10. But there, I'm always de trop where women are concerned." – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  11. She hasn't been dropping any hints about being de trop? – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  12. He was rather vexed that he should have helped to discover it, and feeling a little de trop, he advanced to the top of the table. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  13. Susie Martin had been wondering whether, now that Bennett was here, she were not de trop, and she looked at her wrist watch mechanically. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  14. It is quite natural that the young men of the colony, desirous of entering merchants' houses, banks, or insurance offices, should have the preference over new comers; and hence those young men who come here, expecting to drop into clerk's offices, soon find themselves de trop, and that they are a drug in the market. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  15. They kept very much together, and though not openly rude, made her feel most decidedly that she was de trop. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  16. Thus in England, Canada, Gibraltar, and Malta are de trop, but India she allows for. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  17. Well, I'm de trop; that much is plain. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  18. " Or, Monsieur Morris, trop aristocrate," said the Marquis, with a bitter smile on his disturbed countenance, for his vanity, which was becoming inordinate, could not brook unfriendly criticism. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe