overbleach

verb over·bleach \ ˌō-vər-ˈblēch \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overbleach

overbleached; overbleaching
transitive verb
: to bleach (something) excessively
  • She overbleached her hair.
  • Take care not to overbleach your teeth.

overbleaching

noun
    • … beyond making teeth weak and prone to decay, overbleaching can actually strip away the protective enamel …
    • —Courtney Hutchison et al.

First Known Use of overbleach

1857


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