overcook overcook  /ˌoʊ vər ˈkʊk/


  • (v) cook too long


  1. Don't worry the stuff you threw in first won't overcook.
  2. The trick, I found, is to add more pepper, coriander and other spices and not to overcook fresh greens.


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  1. "He's missed a hell of a lot of footy and we want to be controlled. What we don't want to be doing is putting him into a situation where you happen to overcook him at senior level because you want to win a game and all of a sudden you pull up sore...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Terry Wallace Source: The West Australian

  2. "With Gabby, you can overcook a pass and he'll still get there because his pace is just phenomenal - really, it's a joke," Walcott said. "He's a clever player and he's got a good finish on him, which helps."
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Theo Walcott Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We often overcook our chances before tournaments. We are aware of that but the bottom line is that you have to put the hard work in," added Pearce, whose side will face Italy and Serbia later in the week. "In the three tournaments I played...
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: Stuart Pearce Source: Sportinglife.com

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