Sunday, April 03, 2005
Definitions for cloy
- To weary by excess, especially of sweetness, richness, pleasure, etc.
- To become distasteful through an excess usually of something originally pleasing.
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Citations for cloy
The opulence, the music, the gouty food -- all start to cloy my senses.
I use orange and lemon zest in the recipe and a drizzle of soured cream at the table to take away its tendency to cloy.