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

Construction of the bakery - which will be adjacent to Nonna in the Park Cities - is expected to begin soon. Dallas News, "One of Dallas' best bread geniuses announces plans for a new storefront bakery," 5 July 2019 The Berkeley location will return Tartine to its roots, a small, sunlit neighborhood cafe and bakery with long lines out the door and beyond. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Critically-acclaimed Tartine Bakery coming to Berkeley," 3 July 2019 Located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, about an hour northeast of Boston, this four-bedroom, two-bath home was constructed in 1772 as a home and bakery for John Bradish. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Celebrate the 4th of July with this $825K colonial," 3 July 2019 At age 11, the Bowie, Maryland, teen started a bakery as a two-for-one charity. The Christian Science Monitor, "The week in photos (June 24-28)," 28 June 2019 The bakery offers over 150 different items, including pastries such as danishes, turnovers, croissants and cakes, as well as breakfast plates and lunch specials. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Here's a peek inside a real-life castle just a short drive from Houston," 24 June 2019 So the 34-year-old uses her smartphone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day. Kirsten Grieshaber, The Denver Post, "Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste," 23 June 2019 The warriors mounted a protracted campaign against the bakery’s reputation and solvency. George Will, National Review, "Oberlin Has Graduated from Self-Caricature to Disgrace," 20 June 2019 The concept behind Cunningham’s revolves around using fresh and locally sourced ingredients, many of which come from its own farm, in its kitchen and bakery. Sameer Rao,, "Cunningham's chef 'filled with gratitude' for 'Chopped' win," 19 June 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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