Definition of confectionery
1 : the confectioner's art or business
2 : sweet foods (such as candy or pastry)
3 : a confectioner's shop
Recent Examples of confectionery from the Web
Schneider has launched a share buyback and put Nestle’s U.S. confectionery business under review for a possible sale while indicating that further changes are in store.
Thank goodness for Wockenfuss Candies, a Baltimore confectionery institution since 1915.
Malaysia has 51 chocolate manufacturers and confectioneries and 194 local chocolate producers, selling about 1.095 billion ringgit a year, according to cocoa board data.
Amsterdam (CNN)From its base in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, a confectionery company is doing its bit to fight modern-day slavery.
Ferrero claims that retailers are very supportive of Kinder Joy's launch because there hasn't been a ton of major innovation in the confectionery aisle in recent years.
Here is art that turns confectionery into both rarefaction and panache.
The best desserts in the city can be found in confectionery house Valentin & Valentina Shtefanyo (Dukhnovycha St, 16, Uzhhorod).
These are not finicky, French-style confectioneries, though.
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First Known Use of confectionery
CONFECTIONERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of confectionery for English Language Learners
: sweet foods (such as fudge and candy)
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