meaning of bakery

bakery meaning in General Dictionary

The trade of a baker

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  • a workplace where baked products (breads and cakes and pastries) are manufactured or sold
  • The trade of a baker.
  • the spot for baking bread; a bakehouse.

bakery meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1820, "place for making bread;" see bake (v.) + -ery. Replaced previous bakehouse (c.1400). As "shop where baked goods can be purchased" it was noted as an Americanism by British people from c.1830.


bakery meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The trade of a baker.

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  • (n.) The area for baking bread; a bakehouse.

Sentence Examples with the word bakery

A bakery box held four small French pastries.

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