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adjective [too-too]

Definitions for too-too

  1. Informal. excessively and tastelessly affected:The movie was simply too-too.
  2. Informal. in an excessively and tastelessly affected manner.

Citations for too-too

Think of the frisson of awarding Best Picture to a 37-year-old movie. Isn’t it just,well, too-too ?The Bagger, “It’s Up to You, New York, but Not Really,” New York Times, December 8,


The too-too man was right and correct in everything he did or said in the irritating way of the catechism.Anthony C. Winkler, Dog War, 2007

Origin of too-too

Too-too entered English in the late 1800s and is a reduplication of the adverb too.

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