Definition of Oversweeten

1. Verb. (transitive) To make too sweet. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversweeten

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversweeten

oversupplied
oversupplies
oversupply
oversupplying
oversups
oversure
oversuspicious
overswam
overswarm
overswarmed
overswarming
overswarms
oversway
oversways
oversweet
oversweeten (current term)
oversweetened
oversweetening
oversweetens
oversweetness
oversweetnesses
overswell
overswelled
overswelling
overswells
overswim
overswims
overswing
overswinging
overswings

Literary usage of Oversweeten

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1. Foods and Household Management: A Textbook of the Household Arts by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1914)
"... but many people cannot eat these amounts without more or less irritation of the stomach. It is a common practice to oversweeten cakes and desserts, ..."

2. A System of Diet and Dietetics by George Alexander Sutherland (1908)
"At the same time it is not advisable to ruin the taste for plain foods by oversweeten- ing a number of the dishes. Fruits contain a considerable amount of ..."

3. The "Queen" Cookery Books by S. Beaty-Pownall (1904)
"Strain the juice of a Seville orange and a lemon into a basin with sugar enough to rather oversweeten it. As soon as the sugar is melted pour it into a ..."

4. Sweets. by S Beaty-Pownall (1904)
"Strain the juice of a Seville orange and a lemon into a basin with sugar enough to rather oversweeten it. As soon as the sugar is melted pour it into a ..."

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