Definition of cloyingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈklɔɪɪŋli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɔɪɪŋli//
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  1. 1in a way that is so sweet that it is unpleasant
  2. 2in a way that uses emotion in a very obvious way, so that the result is unpleasant