oversauce

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ sauce

VerbEdit

oversauce ‎(third-person singular simple present oversauces, present participle oversaucing, simple past and past participle oversauced)

  1. (transitive) To cover (food) with too much sauce.
    • 2007 October 17, Mark Bittman, “Serving Pasta? Forget What You Learned”, in New York Times[1]:
      I am not suggesting that we return to oversauced baked ziti with sausages, mozzarella-laden lasagna or spaghetti under three handball-size meatballs.