Definition of 'bakery'
Image of 'bakery'
© Iakov Filimonov, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'bakery'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
In 2016, an area with bright prospects has been easy to identify by the density of young men with beards who are running artisan bakeries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My dad was a van driver for a local bakery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has introduced changes such as fresh bakery products and coffee and is testing a loyalty card. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They both worked in the family bakery business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hundreds of people were queueing for hours outside bakeries yesterday as shops shut down for want of electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The family live in a former care home and support themselves without any welfare benefits by running a bakery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It came from a local bakery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is also a bakery and wine shop, so you can purchase goodies too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But in solving this problem we don't want to hit small businesses like bakeries. The Sun (2012)London's usual approximation of village life is a cutesy pastiche with expensive artisan bakeries and manicured parks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I was daydreaming of going to work at my local bakery. Christianity Today (2000)By contrast, the new bike promises a country wedding and the purchase of fashionable cakes at my local bakery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I'm running the bakery alone right now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plus, it turns out his family run a bakery, which only adds to his appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The morning after the first show, he got fast-tracked in the queue at his local bakery. The Sun (2013)What am I going to do, work at the local bakery? The Sun (2015)I'm trying to set up a bakery business in Edinburgh and it is incredibly expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I've been a baker all my life and my family has owned and run a local bakery since the 1920s. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'bakery'
Used Occasionally. bakery is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'bakery'
British English: bakery /ˈbeɪkərɪ/ NOUN
A bakery is a building where bread and cakes are baked, or the shop where they are sold.
...the smell of bread from a bakery.
- American English: bakery
- Arabic: مَخْبَز
- Brazilian Portuguese: padaria
- Chinese: 面包店
- Croatian: pekara
- Czech: pekařství
- Danish: bageri
- Dutch: bakkerij
- European Spanish: panadería
- Finnish: leipomo
- French: boulangerie
- German: Bäckerei
- Greek: αρτοποιείο
- Italian: panetteria
- Japanese: パン屋
- Korean: 빵집
- Norwegian: bakeri
- Polish: piekarnia
- European Portuguese: padaria
- Romanian: brutărie
- Russian: пекарня
- Spanish: panadería
- Swedish: bageri
- Thai: ร้านขายขนมปัง
- Turkish: ekmekçi fırın
- Ukrainian: пекарня
- Vietnamese: tiệm bánh mì
Definition of bakery from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.