Thesaurus / de trop
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I proposed to Mr. Whistler that I was de trop, and that it could only be properly done by him.

The Life of James McNeill WhistlerElizabeth Robins Pennell

"Send me away if I am de trop," he said, clasping his plump hands.

The Establishment has no use for him—he is de trop, or as we might say, a drop too much.

Aladdin of LondonSir Max Pemberton

I felt that I was de trop and found some excuse for leaving them.

The Woman Who VowedEllison Harding

He had felt as if he were apart, even almost as if he were de trop.

A Spirit in PrisonRobert Hichens

I find that I am the last in the secret, as is generally the case with old fellows, and I believe I am even now de trop.

Home as FoundJames Fenimore Cooper

A hundred pairs of sheets and 200 shirts might be applied to such a temporary purpose, and would never be de trop.

We are de trop, my dear, let us leave the young people together.

The IntriguersWilliam Le Queux

Both brushes went flying across the room, but Dennis knew when his presence was de trop.

Skippy BedelleOwen Johnson

Dutton had sense enough to understand he was de trop, and shame enough to wish to escape.

The Two AdmiralsJ. Fenimore Cooper

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