(comparative more cloyingly, superlative most cloyingly)
cloying + -ly
Variant of cloy
to surfeit, or make weary or displeased, by too much of something, esp. something sweet, rich, etc.
Origin of cloyaphetic ; from Middle English acloien, to hamper, harm, obstruct ; from Old French encloyer, to fasten with a nail, hinder ; from clou, a nail ; from Classical Latin clavus, nail: see close