con·​fec·​tion·​ary | \ kən-ˈfek-shə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce confectionary (audio) \
plural confectionaries

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confectionary adjective

Examples of confectionary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cake designer Charlotte Neuville and her team executed the confectionary creation with excruciating detail. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Cardi B’s Extravagant Birthday Cake Was a Perfect Replica of Her Grammys Look," 10 Oct. 2019 The tweet in question, which showed a picture of the City full back next to a controversial cartoon character that fronts up Spanish confectionary brand 'Conguitos' alongside the caption 'guess who?', has since been deleted., "Bernardo Silva Charged With Misconduct by FA Over Racist Benjamin Mendy Tweet," 2 Oct. 2019 Silva compared a photo of the France International as a child with the brand logo of chocolate confectionary company Conguitos with the caption 'Guess who?' followed by a couple of laughing emojis., "Bernardo Silva Faces Racism Storm Over Tweet Aimed at Man City Teammate Benjamin Mendy," 22 Sep. 2019 Look for a 160-seat full-service cafe, confectionary shop, indoor and outdoor dining areas, two full-service bars and a private dining space in a fancy setting — red-tufted banquette seating, crystal chandeliers, antique brass accents and all. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Sugar Factory and its famous sweet treats now open at Mall of America," 12 Nov. 2019 According to the national bakery and confectionary association, the average trip to a bakery takes 7.4 minutes on foot, by car or with another mode of transportation. New York Times, "French Baguettes From a Vending Machine? ‘What a Tragedy.’," 10 Nov. 2019 The creation featured a tiny protester bearing a yellow umbrella and a large confectionary mask. Natasha Frost, Quartz, "Censorship of Hong Kong’s protests has spread to a UK cake contest," 3 Nov. 2019 Its aroma is a confectionary amalgamation of strong coffee, vanilla, chocolate and hazelnut. Mary Ann Anderson,, "Old-fashioned road trip leads to East Tennessee culinary gems," 30 Aug. 2019 Enter your decorated cake, cookies, cupcakes, gingerbread or confectionary art. Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News, "S.F. Bay Area calendar: Greek festival, comedy and more," 25 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of confectionary

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of confectionary was in 1599

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19 Jan 2020

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“Confectionary.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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