surtout

noun

sur·​tout (ˌ)sər-ˈtü How to pronounce surtout (audio)
ˈsər-ˌtü
: a man's long close-fitting overcoat

Word History

Etymology

French, from sur over (from Latin super) + tout all, from Latin totus whole — more at over

First Known Use

1686, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of surtout was in 1686

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Cite this Entry

“Surtout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surtout. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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