Definition of 'cloy'
Example sentences containing 'cloy'
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An example of weight and character without cloying sweetness. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)Its strong points are undermined by cloying sentimentality and whimsy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The honey means that the sweetness isn't cloying and the smooth flakes of almond give a rustic feel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We found this just a little cloying in its sweetness, not sufficiently clean, although pleasant enough. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)
Synonyms of 'cloy'
sicken, disgust, weary, gorge
Trends of 'cloy'
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