English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

Spell Check of cloy

Correct spelling: cloy

Definition of cloy:

  1. To satiate; to glut; to surfeit; to fill to loathing; to spike a gun; to prick a horse in shoeing.

Cloy \c-loy\

Cloy as a boy's name. May be derived from "nail" (Old French) as an occupational name having to do with the nails in horse shoes.
Caley, clay, Cleo, col, Coley, Cully, Klay.
Cloyce, Cloyd.

Google Ngram Viewer results for cloy:

This graph shows how "cloy" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for cloy:

  1. Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a Feast? – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  2. Since the added years entail Much that is bitter,- joy Flies out of ken, desire doth fail, The longed- for moments cloy – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  3. With all these articles to cloy the appetite, only one set meal a day is taken; though the poorer classes, fishermen and laborers, partake of two. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes

Quotes for cloy:

  1. Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us- never cease to instruct- never cloy.

Rhymes for cloy:

  1. boy, coy, goy, hoy, joy, ploy, soy, toy, troy, foy, loy, roy, doi, coye, croy, roi, joye, floy, oi, neu, moy, oye, oy, oie, hoi, yoy, stoy, woy;
  2. annoy, decoy, deploy, destroy, employ, enjoy, savoy, elroy, mccoy, malloy, bolshoi;
  3. illinois, redeploy;