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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The French toast is made with deep-fried bread from Dong Phuong bakery. Todd A. Price,, "YaYa's in Harahan is all about breakfast and lunch: Opening alert," 5 May 2018 What came out next was a surprise that stood out like a flash of light in a dark room: a single thick slice of country bread that the waiter said was from a local bakery. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why the restaurant Coi won’t be on this year’s Top 100 Restaurants list," 17 Apr. 2018 All breads also come from local bakeries and Henry's only uses cheeses from fine cheese artisans., "CRIME," 12 Apr. 2018 In the latter, fans went on frantic scavenger hunts, marched down the street campaigning for Harvey Dent, and at one point, even had to pick up cakes from 22 bakeries across the nation that contained cell phones hidden by the Joker. Juliet Bennett Rylah, Los Angeles Magazine, "A Long-Dead L.A. Magician Is Bringing Angelenos Together to Solve a Puzzle," 21 Mar. 2018 Bread bought from a bakery instead of the bread aisle. Billy Baker,, "How do two guys repair a friendship? Ping-Pong in Vienna," 14 Mar. 2018 Try the butter bread from the bakery, sliced and toasted, for your next jelly delivery vessel. Jakob Polaco, kansascity, "Need kimchi kits? Miso? Green tea Kit Kats? Check out this Asian market guide," 31 Jan. 2018 Cardamom are tiny seeds with a lemon-ginger taste, often used in bakeries, and are popular in Scandinavia. Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "What are these?," 19 June 2018 Miller spent her time raising the couple’s six children, helping out in the bakery and also taking on various jobs, including one with Rogers & Hollands jewelers. Bob Goldsborough,, "Dawn Miller, longtime school board member in Mundelein, dies," 19 June 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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