bak·​ery | \ˈbā-k(ə-)rē \
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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Food and Wine reports that bakeries such as Alliance Bakery in Chicago are designing these cookies to the specifications of their customer's wedding and engagement rings for weddings, engagement parties, and bachelorette parties galore. Caroline Judelson, Fox News, "Engagement cookies are the new bridal trend," 9 Aug. 2018 Today, the former president and former vice president were spotted visiting a bakery in Washington D.C. together like a couple of regular pals. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Barack Obama and Joe Biden Visit a Bakery Together in Washington D.C.," 30 July 2018 Last year, a bakery in New Jersey made a bagel with chunks of the snack on the inside and Cheeto dust on the outside. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Sprinkles Is Selling Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Cupcakes," 27 July 2018 Then again, Young probably has enough on his plate, with this shop and a seasonal bakery in Watch Hill, R.I., "A pastry pilgrimage to sample sweets from Food Network competitors," 6 July 2018 It was supposed to be Maldonado's first day working at a nearby bakery in Long Island, New York, with his father, CBS reported. Josh Magness, miamiherald, "Son didn't answer his dad's calls. He was found shot dead on the front yard, cops say," 5 July 2018 The poster displayed Tuesday showed a photo of a bag from a bakery that reportedly is now closed. Martin Weil, Washington Post, "New information in N.Y. explosion that maimed local man," 4 July 2018 The restaurant chain became a key customer for Maryland Cup, which began as an ice cream cone bakery in Boston. Alexis C. Madrigal, The Atlantic, "Disposable America," 21 June 2018 In 2012, Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins visited Masterpiece Cakeshop, a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado, in search of their perfect wedding cake. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "Why Trump Should Worry About the Supreme Court’s Cakeshop Ruling," 4 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, ˈbā-krē\
plural bakeries

Kids Definition of bakery

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

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