over·​chill ˌō-vər-ˈchil How to pronounce overchill (audio)
overchilled; overchilling

transitive verb

: to chill (something) too much
shouldn't overchill the wine
… was a trifle overchilled as served, but enjoyable after a few minutes' rest at room temperature.Jay Jacobs

Word History

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overchill was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Overchill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overchill. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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