over·​sauce ˌō-vər-ˈsȯs How to pronounce oversauce (audio)
oversauced; oversaucing

transitive verb

: to add too much sauce to (a food)
oversauced the pasta

Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oversauce was in 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Oversauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversauce. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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