choc·​o·​la·​tier ˌchä-k(ə-)lə-ˈtir How to pronounce chocolatier (audio) ˌchȯ- How to pronounce chocolatier (audio)
: a maker or seller of chocolate candy

Examples of chocolatier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turns out there's a reason behind it, Wisconsin chocolatiers explain. Hope Karnopp, Journal Sentinel, 27 Mar. 2024 Plans for a brewery at 1420 Park St. have been shelved in favor of a coffee roaster, chocolatier and a restaurant. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 29 Feb. 2024 That twinky chocolatier also catapulted Itssss OPPPPPYYYY into fourth place with a roster (Barbie, Past Lives, Poor Things, Anatomy of a Fall, American Fiction, All of Us Strangers) that seems ready to take the next wave of awards by storm. Joe Reid, Vulture, 3 Jan. 2024 Veer slightly off of Magazine Street, Piety and Desire Chocolate is a chocolatier making high quality fair-trade chocolate bars, beverages, and confections in the Lower Garden District. Janna A. Zinzi, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 Feb. 2023 See all Example Sentences for chocolatier 

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Word History


French, from chocolat chocolate

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chocolatier was in 1888

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“Chocolatier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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