Definition of oversweet in English:



  • Excessively sweet in taste.

    ‘a cup of oversweet tea’
    • ‘‘Now, this is Puck,’ Linda motioned to the gothic boy who waved vaguely at her and downed another glass of lemonade, wincing at the oversweet taste.’
    • ‘Organic seared salmon with a sesame crust and a marginally oversweet, faintly citric sauce could have done with some seasoning.’
    • ‘Alternative boneless wings are chicken tenders soggy with that same oversweet sauce.’
    • ‘Plum wine jelly with plum sorbet and diced lightly cooked plums was refreshing, light, not oversweet.’
    • ‘Plus, the raspberry cognac sauce is oversweet.’
    banal, trite, hackneyed, commonplace, clichéd, predictable, stereotyped, platitudinous, inane, fatuous, vapid, jejune, weak, feeble, tired, stale, overworked, overused, well worn
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