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overproof Line breaks: over|proof
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈpruːf/

Definition of overproof in English:


Containing more alcohol than proof spirit does: overproof rum
More example sentences
  • If you don't need the alcoholic kick of an overproof rum, this one - with its clean mellow fruited taste - makes an ideal drink: straight over ice, for cocktails and with a mixer.
  • The best part of weathering a storm in Carriacou is the sedating Jack Iron overproof rum.
  • The locals tend to drink white overproof rums and it is well worth joining them.
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