overbake

verb over·bake \ ˌō-vər-ˈbāk \

Definition of overbake

overbaked; overbaking
transitive + intransitive
: to bake for too long or at too high a temperature
  • Cover crust with foil to prevent it from overbaking.
  • —Arthi Subramaniam
  • Don't overbake the cookies.

First Known Use of overbake

1598

in the meaning defined above

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