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English definition of “cloying”

cloying

adjective (TOO SWEET)    /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ literary disapproving
too sweet and therefore unpleasant: This is a wonderful wine - honeyed and rich without being remotely cloying.Sentimental and over-emotional cloyingly     /-li/ adverb cloyingly sweetAffected and insincereSentimental and over-emotional
(Definition of cloying adjective (TOO SWEET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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