overproof

[ oh-ver-proof ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈpruf /

adjective

containing a greater proportion of alcohol than proof spirit does.

Nearby words

  1. overprivileged,
  2. overprize,
  3. overproduce,
  4. overproduction,
  5. overpronounce,
  6. overproportion,
  7. overprotect,
  8. overprotection,
  9. overprotective,
  10. overproud

Origin of overproof

First recorded in 1800–10; over- + proof

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