Definition of over-burn in English:

over-burn

verb

  • with object To burn (something) to excess or so as to consume too much of; to burn (something) for too long; to fire (a brick) for longer than usual.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From over- + burn.

Pronunciation

over-burn

/ˌəʊvəˈbəːn/