oversmoke

verb, transitive + intransitive over·smoke \ ˌō-vər-ˈsmōk \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of oversmoke

oversmoked; oversmoking
: to smoke to excess: such as
a : to expose (a food) to too much smoke during curing
  • The biggest mistake people make is they oversmoke it. There's a lot of mistakes you can make with barbecue.
  • —Joel Sexton
  • I like to use a mix of hickory and fruitwoods to smoke my hams, but please yourself, keeping in mind that stronger woods like hickory will impart a bitter taste if you oversmoke, …
  • —Tom Mylan
b : to smoke tobacco to excess
  • The Swami admitted that he oversmokes. "You must listen to me," he giggled, "not follow me."
  • —Christopher Isherwood
  • In less striking ways youth risks much: turning night into day; oversmoking cigarettes, overeating rich foods and sweets …
  • —Frederick Houk Law

First Known Use of oversmoke

1828


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