overcook \o`ver*cook"\, v. t. To cook too long. [PJC]

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  • overcook — ► VERB ▪ cook for too long …   English terms dictionary

  • overcook — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overcook — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈkʊk] / US [ˌoʊvərˈkʊk] verb [transitive] Word forms overcook : present tense I/you/we/they overcook he/she/it overcooks present participle overcooking past tense overcooked past participle overcooked to spoil food by cooking it for… …   English dictionary

  • overcook — /oʊvəˈkʊk/ (say ohvuh kook) verb (t) 1. to cook (a dish) too long so that it is no longer of a desirable consistency or texture. 2. Sport to prepare mentally or physically for (an action, stroke, etc.) to an extent that actually reduces one s… …   Australian English dictionary

  • overcook — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • overcook — verb To cook for too long or at too high a temperature …   Wiktionary

  • overcook — o|ver|cook [ˌəuvəˈkuk US ˌouvər ] v [T] to cook food for too long ≠ undercook ▪ overcooked chicken …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overcook — o|ver|cook [ ,ouvər kuk ] verb transitive to spoil food by cooking it for too long …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overcook — v. cook too long; burn meal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overcook — verb cook too much or for too long …   English new terms dictionary

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