uncloying

adjective un·cloy·ing \ ˌən-ˈklȯi-iŋ \

Definition of uncloying

: not excessively sweet or sentimental : not cloying
  • The weird thing is that the movie almost works—the father-son relationship is remarkably uncloying
  • —Glenn Kenny

First Known Use of uncloying

1665

in the meaning defined above

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