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English definition of “cloying”

cloying

adjective (TOO EMOTIONAL)    /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ disapproving
too good or kind, or expressing feelings of love in a way that is not sincere: She criticized the cloying sentimentality of the film.Affected and insincere cloyingly     /-li/ adverb cloyingly sweetAffected and insincereSentimental and over-emotional
(Definition of cloying adjective (TOO EMOTIONAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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