over·​mix ˌō-vər-ˈmiks How to pronounce overmix (audio)
overmixed; overmixing; overmixes

transitive + intransitive

: to mix too much
overmixed the batter
The key is to not use so much filler and to not overseason or overmix.Sam Gugino

Examples of overmix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the best muffins, try not to overmix the batter. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 13 Sep. 2023 Tips for making the best fluffy buttermilk pancakes The No. 1 secret to fluffy pancakes is not to overmix the batter. Anita L. Arambula, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 June 2023 Halva, a Middle Eastern confection made with tahini, only calls for a handful of ingredients but requires precision for best results—so don’t skip the candy thermometer, work seamlessly between steps and take care not to overmix the halva before transferring to the pan. Joy Cho, Good Housekeeping, 16 May 2023 Be careful not to overmix the batter. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overmix was in 1630

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Cite this Entry

“Overmix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overmix. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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