AskDefine | Define bakery

Dictionary Definition

bakery n : a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold [syn: bakeshop, bakehouse]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈbeɪ.kə.ri/
  • /"beI.k@.ri/


  1. A shop in which bread (and often other baked goods such as cakes) is baked and/or sold.

Related terms


a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold

Extensive Definition

A bakery or baker's is an establishment which produces or/and sells bread, pies, pastries, cakes, biscuits, cookies, etc. Many retail bakeries are also cafés, serving coffee and tea to customers who wish to enjoy the freshly baked goods on the bakery's premises. Bakers work there.

See also

bakery in German: Bäckerei
bakery in Dutch: Bakkerij
bakery in Narom: Boulangu'thie
bakery in Polish: Piekarnia
bakery in Ukrainian: Пекарня
bakery in Chinese: 麵包糕餅店

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

appetizing store, bakehouse, bakeshop, bodega, butcher shop, caboose, camboose, cookery, cookhouse, cookroom, creamery, cuisine, dairy, deli, delicatessen, food shop, food store, fruit stand, galley, grocery, grocery store, groceteria, health food store, kitchen, kitchenette, meat market, pork store, scullery, superette, supermarket, vegetable store
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