transitive + intransitive
: to smoke to excess: such as
: 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
: 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