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Definition of overcook verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overcook

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overcook
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊk//
 
he / she / it overcooks
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊks//
 
past simple overcooked
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊkt//
 
past participle overcooked
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊkt//
 
-ing form overcooking
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈkʊkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈkʊkɪŋ//
 
 
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overcook something to cook food for too long
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overcook