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bak·er

 (bā′kər)
n.
1. One that bakes bread, cakes, or pastries, especially commercially.
2. One that bakes, especially a portable oven.

baker

(ˈbeɪkə)
n
1. (Professions) a person whose business or employment is to make or sell bread, cakes, etc
2. a portable oven
3. on the baker's list informal Irish in good health

Baker

(ˈbeɪkə)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Benjamin. 1840–1907, British engineer who, with Sir John Fowler, designed and constructed much of the London underground railway, the Forth Railway Bridge, and the first Aswan Dam
2. (Biography) Chet, full name Chesney H. Baker. 1929–88, US jazz trumpeter and singer
3. (Biography) Dame Janet. born 1933, British mezzo-soprano
4. (Biography) Sir Samuel White. 1821–93, British explorer: discovered Lake Albert (1864)

bak•er

(ˈbeɪ kər)

n.
1. a person who bakes, esp. one who makes and sells bread, cake, etc.
2. a small portable oven.
[before 1000]

Ba•ker

(ˈbeɪ kər)

n.
1. Josephine, 1906–75, French entertainer, born in the U.S.
2. Mount, a mountain in NW Washington, in the Cascade Range: highest peak, 10,750 ft. (3277 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baker - someone who bakes commerciallybaker - someone who bakes commercially  
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
2.baker - someone who bakes bread or cakebaker - someone who bakes bread or cake  
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations
خَبّازخَبَّازدُكّان الخُبْز
pekařpekařkapekařství
bagerbagerforretning
pagar
leipuri
pekarpekarica
pékpéküzlet
bakaribakarí
パン屋パン屋の主人
제빵사
pekár
pek
bagare
คนทำขนมปัง
người làm bánh mì

baker

[ˈbeɪkəʳ] Npanadero/a m/f; [of cakes] → pastelero/a m/f
baker's (shop) (for bread) → panadería f; (for cakes) → pastelería f
baker's dozendocena f de fraile

baker

[ˈbeɪkər] nboulanger m
He's a baker → Il est boulanger.

baker

nBäcker(in) m(f); baker’s boyBäckerjunge m; baker’s (shop)Bäckerei f, → Bäckerladen m

baker

[ˈbeɪkəʳ] nfornaio/a, panettiere/a
baker's (shop) → panetteria, forno
at/to the baker's → dal panettiere, dal fornaio

bake

(beik) verb
1. to cook in an oven. I'm going to bake (bread) today; She baked the ham.
2. to dry or harden by heat. The sun is baking the ground dry.
baked adjective
baked ham; freshly baked bread.
ˈbaker noun
1. a person who bakes. He is a qualified baker; She is a good baker.
2. a baker's shop.
ˈbakeryplural ˈbakeries noun
a place where baking is done and / or where bread, cakes etc are sold. I bought some cakes at the bakery.
ˈbaking noun
the act or art of cooking bread, cakes etc.
baking powder
a powder used to make cakes etc rise. This sponge cake is very flat – you can't have used enough baking powder.
a baker's dozen
thirteen.

baker

خَبَّاز pekař bager Bäcker αρτοποιός panadero leipuri boulanger pekar fornaio パン屋の主人 제빵사 bakker baker piekarz padeiro пекарь bagare คนทำขนมปัง fırıncı người làm bánh mì 面包师
References in classic literature ?
The milkman, baker, grocer, and butcher inquired how she did, poor Mrs.
For a long time there was a feud between the baker and a grey cat that belonged to Sylvester West, the druggist.
I was sold to a corn dealer and baker, whom Jerry knew, and with him he thought I should have good food and fair work.
Baker said, that after long and careful observation, he had come to the conclusion that the bluejays were the best talkers he had found among birds and beasts.
Why, he told Jeff Thatcher, and Jeff told Johnny Baker, and Johnny told Jim Hollis, and Jim told Ben Rogers, and Ben told a nigger, and the nigger told me.
If I had any capital to give them, I should make Frank a butcher, Cecil a baker, and Arthur a grocer -- those being the only human vocations I know of which are certain to be always in request.
The butcher and the porkman painted up, only the leanest scrags of meat; the baker, the coarsest of meagre loaves.
The playground was a bare gravelled yard, open to all the back of the house and the offices; and I knew that the servants read it, and the butcher read it, and the baker read it; that everybody, in a word, who came backwards and forwards to the house, of a morning when I was ordered to walk there, read that I was to be taken care of, for I bit, I recollect that I positively began to have a dread of myself, as a kind of wild boy who did bite.
The baker perceived this, and declined to take it, demanding another in its place.
Let us go together into the town, and the moment we meet a baker you must make a rush between his legs and upset the tray from off his head; I will lay hold of the rolls, and will carry them off to our master.
Poor Philip Reis himself, the son of a baker in Frankfort, Germany, had hoped to make a telephone, but he had failed.
The shore opposite to Mademoiselle Cormon's garden is crowded with houses where a variety of trades are carried on; happily for her, the occupants are quiet people,--a baker, a cleaner, an upholsterer, and several bourgeois.