cloy - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/klɔɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theycloy
he/she/itcloys
present participlecloying
past tensecloyed
past participlecloyed
  1. to make you feel sick or annoyed by being too sweet or too pleasant

    The smell of her cheap perfume soon began to cloy.

derived word

cloying

 

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/ˈklɔɪɪŋ/
adjective