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overcook

(ˌəʊvəˈkʊk)
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to cook (something) until dry, burnt, or inedible

o•ver•cook

(ˌoʊ vərˈkʊk)
v.t.
to cook excessively.
[1900–05]

overcook


Past participle: overcooked
Gerund: overcooking

Imperative
overcook
overcook
Present
I overcook
you overcook
he/she/it overcooks
we overcook
you overcook
they overcook
Preterite
I overcooked
you overcooked
he/she/it overcooked
we overcooked
you overcooked
they overcooked
Present Continuous
I am overcooking
you are overcooking
he/she/it is overcooking
we are overcooking
you are overcooking
they are overcooking
Present Perfect
I have overcooked
you have overcooked
he/she/it has overcooked
we have overcooked
you have overcooked
they have overcooked
Past Continuous
I was overcooking
you were overcooking
he/she/it was overcooking
we were overcooking
you were overcooking
they were overcooking
Past Perfect
I had overcooked
you had overcooked
he/she/it had overcooked
we had overcooked
you had overcooked
they had overcooked
Future
I will overcook
you will overcook
he/she/it will overcook
we will overcook
you will overcook
they will overcook
Future Perfect
I will have overcooked
you will have overcooked
he/she/it will have overcooked
we will have overcooked
you will have overcooked
they will have overcooked
Future Continuous
I will be overcooking
you will be overcooking
he/she/it will be overcooking
we will be overcooking
you will be overcooking
they will be overcooking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overcooking
you have been overcooking
he/she/it has been overcooking
we have been overcooking
you have been overcooking
they have been overcooking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overcooking
you will have been overcooking
he/she/it will have been overcooking
we will have been overcooking
you will have been overcooking
they will have been overcooking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overcooking
you had been overcooking
he/she/it had been overcooking
we had been overcooking
you had been overcooking
they had been overcooking
Conditional
I would overcook
you would overcook
he/she/it would overcook
we would overcook
you would overcook
they would overcook
Past Conditional
I would have overcooked
you would have overcooked
he/she/it would have overcooked
we would have overcooked
you would have overcooked
they would have overcooked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overcook - cook too long; "The vegetables were completely overcooked"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
Translations
surcuire

overcook

[ˌəʊvəˈkʊk] VTcocer demasiado, recocer

overcook

[ˌəʊvəˈkʊk] vtfar cuocere troppo
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