AskDefine | Define cloy

Dictionary Definition

cloy

Verb

1 supply or feed to surfeit [syn: surfeit]
2 cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite" [syn: pall]

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English

Pronunciation

  • a US /klɔɪ/, /klOI/
  • Rhymes with: -ɔɪ

Verb

  1. To fill or choke up; to stop up.
  2. To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
  3. To fill to loathing; to surfeit.

Translations

fill up
  • Dutch: opvullen, volstoppen, vullen
satiate
  • Dutch: verzadigen, vervullen
fill to loathing
  • Dutch: oververzadigen, volstoppen

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