oversweeten

verb
over·​sweet·​en | \ ˌō-vər-ˈswē-tᵊn How to pronounce oversweeten (audio) \
oversweetened; oversweetening

Definition of oversweeten

transitive verb

: to make (something) too sweet The chef oversweetened the sauce. oversweetened coffee

First Known Use of oversweeten

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Oversweeten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversweeten. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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