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(one) is (just) too much
One is really hilarious, entertaining, witty, etc. Sarah's new boyfriend is just too much—he had us in stitches all night! A: "So then I said, 'What, me worry?'" B: "Hahaha! Oh, Connie, you're too much!" That comedian is too much—you guys will laugh yourself silly watching her stand-up special.
Overwhelming or excessive. A: "I got you a brand new pair of diamond earrings for your birthday." B: "Oh my gosh, Jenny, this is just too much! I can't accept such an extravagant gift." I wish he knew how to be a bit more reserved. His profuse declarations of love can be too much at times.
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overwhelming; excellent. (*Typically: be ~; get to be ~.) It's wonderful. It's just too much! You are so kind. This is too much.
You're too much!
1. Inf. You are too much of a problem for me. Andy: You're too much! I'm going to report you to the head office! Bob: Go ahead. See if I care. Bob: Get out! Just go home! You're too much! Andy: What did I do? Bob: You're a pest!
2. . Inf. You are just too funny, clever, entertaining, etc. Alice: Oh, Fred, that was really funny. You're too much! Fred: I do my best. Sally: What a clever thing to say! You're too much! Andy: Actually, I didn't make it up myself.
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mod. overwhelming; excellent. It’s wonderful. It’s just too much!
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