Definition of bakery in English:

bakery

noun

  • 1A place where bread and cakes are made or sold:

    [as modifier] ‘bakery items’
    • ‘Restaurants like Chez Panisse supported this movement by featuring classic European breads of local bakeries.’
    • ‘Bell, which makes savoury pies, pastries and cakes at bakeries in Shotts and Livingston, leads the pack of interested parties.’
    • ‘Here are some of my favorite breads from various bakeries across Paris.’
    • ‘There are now designer boutiques, bakeries selling ciabattas, and that telltale sign of overaffluence - the Bang and Olufsen shop.’
    • ‘These are standard ingredients used in large bakeries that make loaf bread.’
    • ‘For 100-300 yuan, you can get a boxed set of moon cakes from bakeries and supermarkets throughout the city.’
    • ‘Before the dancing began, each table bid for a cake courtesy of local bakeries.’
    • ‘The project also provides bi-weekly rations of bread from local bakeries for elderly pensioners.’
    • ‘Driving through the town, I saw bakeries and shops stacked with loaves of bread!’
    • ‘All the star hotels had cake sales and most bakeries ended up selling cakes at discount prices.’
    • ‘Bread came from bakeries, meat from butchers, and fish from a fishmongers and there was only one supermarket in Swindon, he thought.’
    • ‘Long queues of people waiting in front of baladi bread bakeries for hours have become a common scene in Cairo and other governorates.’
    • ‘Birthday parties were scary for me; she has a lot of Asian friends who get their birthday cakes from Chinese bakeries.’
    • ‘He will also trace superior breads, cakes, fruits and vegetables to their classical bakeries and gardens.’
    • ‘With the end of bread rationing new bakeries were established and consumers were offered a wide range of loaves and were bidden to be choosy.’
    • ‘Now they are devising plans for further investment in the chilled food factory which supplies distributors to bakeries, delis and sandwich shops.’
    • ‘In the place of the age-old Iyengar bakeries are trendy cake shops.’
    • ‘Supermarket bakeries commonly rush their bread, using quick-rise yeast which results in a fluffier, lighter product.’
    • ‘There is provision to give commercial uses in residential areas for some special purposes, like setting up bakeries and grocery shops.’
    • ‘They expect most of the food will be donated by supermarkets, bakeries, butcher shops and individuals.’
    1. 1.1[mass noun] Baked goods such as bread and cakes:
      ‘a table overflowing with home-made bakery and wine’
      • ‘I found some bakery on the table and decided to eat a piece.’
      • ‘Family owned and operated, Beckwith Orchards offers a variety of apples, cider, delicious homemade bakery and gift baskets.’
      • ‘Featuring a market atmosphere, fresh bakery, comfortable couches, made to order fare and specialty coffee bar, Portobello's energetic and interactive environment is perfect any time of the day.’
      • ‘There was no running water and no bakery, but gave great comfort to the citizens of Sarajevo with his newspaper.’
      • ‘I am a baker/candy maker specializing in homemade bakery and candy.’
      • ‘We were greeted with a small fortune in wine and cheese and a day's toil in homemade bakery.’
      • ‘We pride ourselves on creating some of the tastiest, homemade bakery around!’
      • ‘Bread machines create fresh and easy homemade bakery for your family's enjoyment at any time!’
      • ‘Here is the production of homemade stearin candles, herb candy, and they serve homemade bakery.’
      • ‘It won't just make the cake bigger, it will convert the cake into a full fledged bakery.’
      • ‘When I'm not doing an Art Show with all my handmade jewelry and homemade bakery, I add many other items to my shows.’
      • ‘Fresh bakery has a special place in my heart.’
      • ‘Warm homemade bakery of the day, sliced fresh seasonal fruit plate & cherry cider, and homemade granola & milk are delivered to your door.’
      • ‘It's true that we're very busy-bees today & the lack of time restricts us to spend more time in the kitchen & bake homemade bakery.’
      • ‘We consistently remind customers that they can buy fresh bakery at very reasonable prices.’

Pronunciation:

bakery

/ˈbeɪk(ə)ri/