Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. thick and sticky
  • adj. consisting of treacle, or cloying sentimental speech

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like, or composed of, treacle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Composed of or like treacle abounding in treacle; sweet and viscous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. overly sweet

Etymologies

treacle +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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