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n. pl. con·fec·tion·er·ies
1. Candies and other confections considered as a group.
2. The skill or occupation of a confectioner.
3. A confectioner's shop.


n, pl -eries
1. sweets and other confections collectively
2. the art or business of a confectioner


(kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. confections or candies collectively.
2. the work or business of a confectioner.
3. a confectioner's shop.

Confection, Confectionery

 sweetmeats, pastry, etc.; a composition of a light nature, either musical of literary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confectionery - candy and other sweets considered collectivelyconfectionery - candy and other sweets considered collectively; "the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks"
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
2.confectionery - a confectioner's shopconfectionery - a confectioner's shop    
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
tuck shop - a candy store in Great Britain
3.confectionery - the occupation and skills of a confectioner
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
حُلْوَياتدُكّانُ الحُلْوَيات
çikolatalarşekerci dükkânışekercilikşekerlemeler


[kənˈfekʃənərɪ] N (= sweets) → dulces mpl, golosinas fpl (Brit) (= cakes) → pasteles mpl


[kənˈfɛkʃənəri] n
(= cakes) → pâtisserie f
(= sweets) → confiserie f


nKonditorwaren pl, → Süßwaren pl; (= chocolates)Konfekt nt


[kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ] n (sweets) → dolciumi mpl


(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 ?
Tisn't in mine head, it's in mine mouf," answered literal Demi, putting out his tongue, with a chocolate drop on it, thinking she alluded to confectionery, not ideas.
And so you think you were formed for one another, and are to go through a party-supper-table kind of life, like two pretty pieces of confectionery, do you, Trot?
Among the many fatalities attending the bloom of young desire, that of blindly taking to the confectionery line has not, perhaps, been sufficiently considered.
It is true that Robert d'Estouteville was a good soldier, that he had loyally raised his pennon against "the league of public good," and that he had presented to the queen a very marvellous stag in confectionery on the day of her entrance to Paris in 14.
Several of the more frolicsome were imitating the Grecian Bend, some were putting their heads together over little notes, nearly all were eating confectionery, and the entire twelve chattered like magpies.
After an instant's hesitation he went in; he stood amid the gaudy colours of the confectionery with entire gravity and bought thirteen chocolate cigars with a certain care.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Confectioneries in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramels & Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Confectionery.
Items in confectionery market consists of candies, chocolates, toffees, lollies, bakery items; basically food items that are rich in sugar and sweet content.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Confectionery Market Report 2013 report to their offering.
Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan have the largest volume of confectionery export among countries of Central Asia, the 2007-2011 Outlook of Confectionery Market in CIS countries, held by BusinesStat, said.
Confectionery Industry Update is a cost-effective way of tracking monthly developments in the dynamic confectionery market.