Definition of “cloying” - English Dictionary

“cloying” in British English

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cloyingadjective

uk /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ/

cloying adjective (TOO EMOTIONAL)

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.
cloyingly
adverb uk /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ.li/ us /ˈklɔɪ.ɪŋ.li/

cloyingly sweet

(Definition of “cloying” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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