Definition of oversweeten in US English:

oversweeten

verb

  • with object To make too sweet (literal and figurative). In later use also without object.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Scott (1771–1832), poet and novelist. From over- + sweeten, after oversweet.

Pronunciation

oversweeten

/ˌəʊvəˈswiːtn/