de haut en bas

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adjective or adverb \də-ō-täⁿ-bä\

Definition of de haut en bas

  1. :  of superiority :  of or with condescension

Origin and Etymology of de haut en bas

French, literally, from top to bottom


First Known Use: 1696


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