Definition of cloy from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cloy

 
BrE BrE//klɔɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɔɪ//
 
[intransitive]
 
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(of something pleasant or sweet) to start to become slightly disgusting or annoying, because there is too much of it After a while, the rich sauce begins to cloy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cloy