A bakery (also called baker's or bakehouse) is an establishment which produces or/and sells
bread, pies, pastries, cakes, biscuits, cookies, etc. Many retail bakeries are also cafés, serving coffeeand teato customers who wish to enjoy the freshly baked goods on the bakery's premises. Bakers work there.
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Bakery — Bak er*y, n. 1. The trade of a baker. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. A place for baking bread; a bakehouse. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bakery — c.1820, place for making bread (see BAKE (Cf. bake)), replacing earlier bakehouse (c.1400). As shop where baked goods are sold it was noted as an Americanism by British travelers from c.1830 … Etymology dictionary
bakery — [n] cooking business where baked goods are produced bake shop, confectionery, pastry shop, pâtisserie; concepts 325,439,449 … New thesaurus
bakery — ☆ bakery [bā′kər ē ] n. 1. pl. bakeries a place where bread, pastries, etc. are baked or sold: also bakehouse or bakeshop 2. Dial. baked goods; bread, pastries, etc … English World dictionary
bakery — n. at, in a bakery (she works at/in a bakery) * * * [ beɪk(ə)rɪ] in a bakery (she works at/in a bakery) at … Combinatory dictionary
bakery — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bakeshop, pastry shop, pastry kitchen, patisserie, boulangerie, confectionery, cook shop, bread or cake or biscuit factory, bread bakery, cake bakery, bakehouse, Konditorei (German). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. bread… … English dictionary for students
bakery — [[t]be͟ɪkəri[/t]] bakeries N COUNT A bakery is a building where bread, pastries, and cakes are baked, or the shop where they are sold. A smell of bread drifted from some distant bakery … English dictionary
bakery — UK [ˈbeɪkərɪ] / US [ˈbeɪk(ə)rɪ] noun [countable] Word forms bakery : singular bakery plural bakeries a building where bread, cakes etc are made or sold … English dictionary
bakery — baker ► NOUN ▪ a person whose trade is making bread and cakes. ● baker s dozen Cf. ↑baker s dozen DERIVATIVES bakery noun … English terms dictionary
bakery — noun (plural eries) Date: circa 1820 a place for baking or selling baked goods … New Collegiate Dictionary