bak·​ery | \ ˈbā-k(ə-)rē How to pronounce bakery (audio) \
plural bakeries

Definition of bakery

: a place for baking or selling baked goods

Examples of bakery in a Sentence

They work at a bakery.

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Philippe Rigollot Patisserie is the best bakery in town, and its pretty-in-pink tea room, Rose des Neiges, is a delight for breakfast or an afternoon tea. Elizabeth Wellington, Vogue, "Exploring Annecy, the Venice of the French Alps," 7 Nov. 2018 The Safeway remodels included expanded bakeries, meat departments and a delivery program for purchases on $49 or more. Kyle Arnold,, "Publix will buy, close Safeway stores in Altamonte Springs, two others in Florida," 28 June 2018 Kassem is the founder of Flour Shop, the bakery based in SoHo, New York, that created the famous Cara the Unicorn explosion cake. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "What I Wear to Work: Amirah Kassem, Founder of Flour Shop," 25 Feb. 2019 Co-owner Nicole Braddock said Square stopped making new loan offers to the bakery earlier this year but never explained why. Peter Rudegeair, WSJ, "A $150,000 Small Business Loan—From an App," 28 Dec. 2018 Believe it or not, Sprinkles isn't the first bakery to incorporate Flamin’ Hot Cheetos into its good. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Sprinkles Is Selling Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Cupcakes," 27 July 2018 The bakery is located at 2795 Chastain Meadow Parkway. Alexis Stevens, ajc, "Cobb County family devastated by crash that kills youngest siblings," 20 June 2018 Venice Beach hot spot Gjelina and sister bakery Gjusta catered the affair. David Graver, Vogue, "Rimowa and Garage Magazine Celebrate Artist Alex Israel at a Frieze Los Angeles Fete," 19 Feb. 2019 The curved bar is built from concrete, and sturdy wood platforms give bakery visitors a place to lounge. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Feast on this highly photogenic concrete restaurant," 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of bakery

1758, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bakery

: a place where bread, cakes, cookies, and other baked foods are made or sold


bak·​ery | \ ˈbā-kə-rē How to pronounce bakery (audio) , ˈbā-krē\
plural bakeries

Kids Definition of bakery

: a place where bread, cakes, and pastry are made or sold

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