Definition of bakery in English:



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

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