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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 ?
An old man named Daniel Baker, living near Lebanon, Iowa, was suspected by his neighbors of having murdered a peddler who had obtained permission to pass the night at his house.
This was so in the case of "old man Baker," as he was always called.
The baker perceived this, and declined to take it, demanding another in its place.
The baker, who had of course been only in joke, was exceedingly surprised at my cleverness, and the woman, who was at last convinced that the man spoke the truth, produced another piece of money in its place.
Henry Baker, the gentleman with the bad hat and all the other characteristics with which I have bored you.
The Beaver's best course was, no doubt, to procure A second-hand dagger-proof coat-- So the Baker advised it-- and next, to insure Its life in some Office of note:
For a long time there was a feud between the baker and a grey cat that belonged to Sylvester West, the druggist.
The case of Colonel Valentine Baker obstructs that argument, for a man cannot become an officer in the British army except he hold the rank of gentleman.
It was now dusk, and after I had routed out some biscuits and a cheese in the bar--there was a meat safe, but it contained nothing but maggots--I wan- dered on through the silent residential squares to Baker Street --Portman Square is the only one I can name--and so came out at last upon Regent's Park.
In time the bells ceased, and the bakers were shut up; and yet there was a genial shadowing forth of all these dinners and the progress of their cooking, in the thawed blotch of wet above each baker's oven; where the pavement smoked as if its stones were cooking too.
Miss Rugg was a lady of a little property which she had acquired, together with much distinction in the neighbourhood, by having her heart severely lacerated and her feelings mangled by a middle-aged baker resident in the vicinity, against whom she had, by the agency of Mr Rugg, found it necessary to proceed at law to recover damages for a breach of promise of marriage.
If we see them in their shops we can still tell, perhaps, for we know that a butcher always wears a blue apron, and a baker a white hat.