overbaked

adjective over·baked \ ˌō-vər-ˈbākt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overbaked

1 : baked for too long or at too high a temperature
  • a dry, overbaked cookie
2 : elaborated or developed to the point of seeming artificial or contrived : overwrought
  • … beneath the slogging, overbaked narrative … is a nimbler, leaner story struggling to emerge.
  • —Arthur Krystal
  • … these slightly overbaked songs, in which elaborate production touches (strings, timpani-like drum flourishes) mask the band's three-chord limitations.
  • —Greg Kot

First Known Use of overbaked

1752


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