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- v. Present participle of cloy.
- adj. Unpleasantly excessive.
- adj. Excessively sweet.
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- adj. overly sweet
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That she manages all of this without ever becoming cloying is a big achievement.
That it covered up rather than exposed, that it was like a phony grin - cloying.
Just writing this made me recall the cloying twee-ness of the
I find it kind of cloying, but then I was really, really disappinted in the ending of No More Heroes, too.
Chenault has his semi-literate protagonist delivering words like "cloying" and lines like "in the squared circle of hell."
We've got posters above complaining that the speech was "cloying" and then there was Brooks whining that she didn't humanize Barack enough.
Really, liberals are all "cloying" when it comes to Obama?
*** Here's a punny story; during a recent dinner party conversation, there was near unanimous agreement that puns are "cloying" and "annoying" (you'll no doubt be shocked that I was the lone defender).
Amy, I used to wear White Shoulders too, but it got kind of cloying to me after a while.
Grant Robertson The Best Musical Album for Children category goes beyond the kind of cloying, saccharine sounds that please kids too young to know better but drive discerning parents batty.