Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 


view main entry for cloy verb [intransitive]  /klɔɪ/
British English pronunciation: cloyClick to listen to the pronunciation of cloy

derived word


  /ˈklɔɪɪŋ/ adjective
British English pronunciation: cloyingClick to listen to the pronunciation of cloying
Previous and next


used to describe foods which don't contain ingredients such as wheat, dairy products etc …

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

red market

the buying and selling of human organs

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog