confectioner


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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.
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?
It was with this extraordinary procession trooping at his and Maria's heels into a confectioner's in quest if the biggest candy- cane ever made, that he encountered Ruth and her mother.
And at the confectioner's, and at Fomin's, and at Foulde's he saw that he was expected; that they were pleased to see him, and prided themselves on his happiness, just as every one whom he had to do with during those days.
In the cool blue twilight of two steep streets in Camden Town, the shop at the corner, a confectioner's, glowed like the butt of a cigar.
She stopped at a confectioner's and ordered a huge box of bonbons for the children in Iberville.
They looked longingly through the glass, getting some little comfort from the titles of the volumes, as hungry children imbibe emotional nourishment from the pies and tarts inside a confectioner's window.
I've never been able to look a confectioner's window in the face since.
He married a woman who keeps a confectioner's shop in the Rue des Lombards, for he's a lad who was always fond of sweetmeats; he's now a citizen of Paris.
This guileless confectioner was not by any means sober, and had a black eye in the green stage of recovery, which was painted over.
It was after five o'clock when Sherlock Holmes left me, but I had no time to be lonely, for within an hour there arrived a confectioner's man with a very large flat box.
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.