confectioner

confectioner
noun (C) someone who makes or sells sweets, cakes etc

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • confecţioner — CONFECŢIONÉR, Ă, confecţioneri, e, s.m. şi f. Muncitor care lucrează confecţii. [pr.: ţi o] – Din fr. confectionneur. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  confecţionér adj. m., s. m. (sil. ţi o ) …   Dicționar Român

  • Confectioner — Con*fec tion*er, n. 1. A compounder. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Canidia Neapolitana was confectioner of unguents. Haywood. [1913 Webster] 2. One whose occupation it is to make or sell confections, candies, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confectioner — 1590s, agent noun from CONFECTION (Cf. confection) …   Etymology dictionary

  • confectioner — [kən fek′shənər] n. a person whose work or business is making or selling confectionery …   English World dictionary

  • confectioner — UK [kənˈfekʃ(ə)nə(r)] / US [kənˈfekʃənər] noun [countable] Word forms confectioner : singular confectioner plural confectioners someone whose job is to make or sell sweets and chocolates …   English dictionary

  • confectioner — [[t]kənfe̱kʃənə(r)[/t]] confectioners N COUNT A confectioner is a person whose job is making or selling sweets and chocolates …   English dictionary

  • confectioner's sugar — noun (US) Icing sugar • • • Main Entry: ↑confect * * * conˈfectioner s sugar [confectioner s sugar] (also ˈpowdered sugar) …   Useful english dictionary

  • confectioner's custard — conˌfectioner s ˈcustard 7 [confectioner s custard] noun uncountable a soft thick substance that is used in cakes and ↑desserts (= sweet dishes) …   Useful english dictionary

  • confectioner — noun Date: 1591 a manufacturer of or dealer in confections …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confectioner — /keuhn fek sheuh neuhr/, n. a person who makes or sells candies and, sometimes, ice cream, cakes, etc. [1585 95; CONFECTION + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • confectioner — noun A manufacturer of or dealer in confections. See Also: confect, confection, confectionary, confectionery …   Wiktionary

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