Definitions starting with T

ID #5239

too

adv. 1. [Car.; cf. US colloq. "You don't!" "I do too!"] an intensifier: You's boozy last night, too! [not 'also'] (Eleu.).

2. [Car.] too much (before verb): You too like to slump around (Nassau).

3. [DIE idern; a logical construction: cf. Port. tambén não (lit, also not) not either] either (after a negative): She ain' there too? (Eleu.)

 4. [Atlantic; cf. OED too as a mere intensive: very (now chiefly an emotional feminine colloquialism)] very (before adj., adv.).

Tags: adverb

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Last update: 2011-09-07 04:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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