confectioner

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noun con·fec·tion·er \ kən-ˈfek-sh(ə-)nər \

Definition of confectioner

:a manufacturer of or dealer in confections

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First Known Use of confectioner

1591


CONFECTIONER Defined for English Language Learners

confectioner

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Definition of confectioner for English Language Learners

  • : a person or business that makes or sells confections (such as chocolates and candies)


CONFECTIONER Defined for Kids

confectioner

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noun con·fec·tion·er \ kən-ˈfek-shə-nər \

Definition of confectioner for Students

:a maker of or dealer in sweet foods (as candies)

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