overpour

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ pour

Verb[edit]

overpour (third-person singular simple present overpours, present participle overpouring, simple past and past participle overpoured)

  1. To pour an excessive amount.
    • 2009 March 17, Tara Parker-Pope, “Who’s Cooking? (For Health, It Matters)”, New York Times:
      For example, beverages other than water should be served in tall, skinny glasses; studies show that even professional bartenders overpour when the glass is short and wide.
  2. To pour on top of something else.