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con·fec·tion·er

 (kən-fĕk′shə-nər)
n.
One that makes or sells confections.

confectioner

(kənˈfɛkʃənə)
n
(Commerce) a person who makes or sells sweets or confections

con•fec•tion•er

(kənˈfɛk ʃə nər)

n.
a person who makes or sells candies and, sometimes, ice cream, cakes, etc.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confectioner - someone who makes candies and other sweetsconfectioner - someone who makes candies and other sweets
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
Translations
صانِع أو بائِعُ الحَلْوى
cukrář
konditorkonfekturehandler
cukrász
sælgætisgerîarmaîur; sælgætissali
konditerijakonditerijos parduotuvėkonditeris
saldumu ražotājs/pārdevējs
cukrár
şekerci

confectioner

[kənˈfekʃənəʳ] Nconfitero/a m/f
confectioner's (shop)confitería f, dulcería f (LAm)
confectioner's sugar (US) → azúcar m glas(eado)

confectioner

[kənˈfɛkʃənər] n
[cakes] → pâtissier/ière m/f
[sweets] → confiseur/euse m/fconfectioner's shop confectioner's [kənˈfɛkʃənərz] nconfiserie(-pâtisserie) fconfectioners' sugar (US) nsucre m glace

confectioner

n (= maker)Konditor m, → Zuckerbäcker m (old); (= seller also)Süßwarenverkäufer(in) m(f); confectioner’s (shop)Süßwarenladen m

confectioner

[kənˈfɛkʃnəʳ] npasticciere m
confectioner's (shop) → pasticceria

confectioner

(kənˈfekʃənə) noun
a person who makes or sells sweets or cakes.
conˈfectionery noun
1. sweets, chocolates etc.
2. the shop or business of a confectioner.
References in classic literature ?
The confectioner of the town came out, and set up his booth there; and soon after came another confectioner, who hung a bell over his stand, as a sign or ornament, but it had no clapper, and it was tarred over to preserve it from the rain.
But two of the youngest soon grew tired, and both returned to town; two little girls sat down, and twined garlands, so they did not go either; and when the others reached the willow-tree, where the confectioner was, they said, "Now we are there
They now let him go on alone; and as he went, his breast was filled more and more with the forest solitude; but he still heard the little bell with which the others were so satisfied, and now and then, when the wind blew, he could also hear the people singing who were sitting at tea where the confectioner had his tent; but the deep sound of the bell rose louder; it was almost as if an organ were accompanying it, and the tones came from the left hand, the side where the heart is placed.
Or how, at the tender age when a confectioner seems to him a very prince whom all the world must envy--who breakfasts on macaroons, dines on meringues, sups on twelfth-cake, and fills up the intermediate hours with sugar-candy or peppermint--how is he to foresee the day of sad wisdom, when he will discern that the confectioner's calling is not socially influential, or favourable to a soaring ambition?
This guileless confectioner was not by any means sober, and had a black eye in the green stage of recovery, which was painted over.
All was wild and solitary, and one might have declared it a scene untrodden by the foot of man, but for the telegraph posts and small piles of broken "macadam" at punctual intervals, and the ginger-beer bottles and paper bags of local confectioners that lent an air of civilisation to the road.
ruined in mouths and stomachs by the pious confectioners.
Will not tutors be also in request, and nurses wet and dry, tirewomen and barbers, as well as confectioners and cooks; and swineherds, too, who were not needed and therefore had no place in the former edition of our State, but are needed now?
We instead have come up with alternatives, such as rum-essence cakes, which give similar taste," a local confectioner Mantu Kumar Singh said.
Taking home the title in the Best Overall Consumables category, the confectioner was commended for demonstrating the best performance, innovation and teamwork among some of the world's most well-known brands and fellow finalists, including UK confectioner Kinnerton, speciality bakery manufacturer Finsbury Foods and global food manufacturer Kraft Heinz.
A Kolkata-based confectioner named Nobin Chandra Das is known to be the inventor of the popular spongy white Banglar Rasogolla in 1868.
Now, the 37-year-old New York-based confectioner, artist, and creative director, turns sugar into sculpture.