overchill

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

Definition of overchill

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

First Known Use of overchill

1664, in the meaning defined above

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“Overchill.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overchill. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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