Definitions starting with T

ID #5242

too much

[Atlantic (Hancock 1969:66); cf. TOO 4; cf. also form and meaning of Port. Cr. dimaás very much vs. Port. demais too much (Meintel 1975:239)] phr. (before adj., adv.) a lot; very, not necessarily to excess: 1888 Him too much proboking! (Powles 166). 1940 [He] tummuch like t' tell story (Dupuch 28).

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Last update: 2011-09-07 04:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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