Meaning of “protest too much” in the English Dictionary


"protest too much" in English

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protest too much

to express an opinion or fact so strongly or so often that people start to doubt that you are telling the truth:

She keeps trying to impress on me how she doesn't like him but does she protest too much?

(Definition of “protest too much” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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