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.

Recent Examples on the Web

Built in 1917, the three-level building had more recently been home to a bakery and night club. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "Zoiglhaus brings centuries-old German tradition to Lents: Portland Breweries Series," 3 Sep. 2019 Enduring Pigalle hangouts include Le Pantruche restaurant, Mamiche bakery, and the Bloc de l'Est concept store. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "These 6 European Apartments Are Basically Private Design Hotels," 23 Aug. 2019 More than 400 attendees can sample food from Cleveland’s top restaurants, bakeries and food trucks. Marc Bona,, "Taste of Hope benefit is set; here’s the restaurant list," 16 Aug. 2019 Drummond announced her plans to renovate the three-story building next to The Mercantile, her restaurant, bakery, general store and deli, back in September. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond's new hotel booked up for six months in 30 minutes," 13 Apr. 2018 The development calls for a 75-foot five-star hotel with about 130 rooms along College Street with a rooftop lounge and pool, a restaurant, a bakery and urban grocery store. William Thornton,, "Fuzzy's Taco Shop returns to Tuscaloosa," 4 Apr. 2018 The Avenue of Fashion is made up of predominantly African American owned businesses, ranging from a bakery to clothing stores to restaurants and art galleries. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Kuzzo's Chicken & Waffles closes until November for renovations," 16 July 2019 Whitney told reporters a bakery also was robbed where Castaneda allegedly threatened a clerk with either a gun or a knife and took cash. Fox News, "California gang member in custody after stabbing, robbery spree that killed 4, wounded 2," 9 Aug. 2019 Carl Whitney said a bakery was robbed and that the man also robbed an insurance business, where an employee was stabbed several times. Washington Post, "4 killed, 2 injured in stabbing rampage," 9 Aug. 2019

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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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