oversauce

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ sauce

Verb[edit]

oversauce (third-person singular simple present oversauces, present participle oversaucing, simple past and past participle oversauced)

  1. (transitive) To cover (food) with too much sauce.
    • 2007 October 17, Mark Bittman, “Serving Pasta? Forget What You Learned”, New York Times:
      I am not suggesting that we return to oversauced baked ziti with sausages, mozzarella-laden lasagna or spaghetti under three handball-size meatballs.