surtout

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noun sur·tout \(ˌ)sər-ˈtü, ˈsər-ˌ\

Definition of surtout

  1. :  a man's long close-fitting overcoat

Origin and Etymology of surtout

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


First Known Use: 1686

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