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over- +‎ cook

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  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊ.vɚ.kʊk/
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  • Rhymes: -ʊk

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overcook (third-person singular simple present overcooks, present participle overcooking, simple past and past participle overcooked)

  1. (transitive) To cook for too long or at too high a temperature.
  2. (transitive, slang) To do something to excess; to overdo.
    The runner overcooked it on the first lap, and ended up finishing last.

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