Ploying vs Cloying - What's the difference?

ploying | cloying |


As verbs the difference between ploying and cloying

is that ploying is while cloying is .

As an adjective cloying is

unpleasantly excessive.

ploying

English

Verb

(head)
  • cloying

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unpleasantly excessive.
  • The cloying fondness she displayed was what, in the end, drove me away.
  • * August 16 2014 , Daniel Taylor, " Swansea upstage Manchester United in Louis van Gaal’s Premier League bow," guardian.co.uk :
  • It was a cloying sense of deja vu attached to the team that finished seventh last season, 22 points off the top and drastically in need of some more dynamism.
  • Excessively sweet.
  • Synonyms

    * (unpleasantly excessive) exaggerated * (excessively sweet) syrupy, treacly

    Derived terms

    * cloyingly