Meaning of cloying

cloy•ing

Pronunciation: (kloi'ing), [key]
— adj.
  1. causing or tending to cause disgust or aversion through excess: a perfume of cloying sweetness.
  2. overly ingratiating or sentimental.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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