[kuh n-fek-shuh-ner-ee] /kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i/
noun, plural confectionaries.
a candy; sweetmeat.
a place where confections are kept or made.
pertaining to or of the nature of confections or their production.
noun (pl) -aries
a place where confections are kept or made
a rare word for confection
of or characteristic of confections
c.1600, “confection maker,” also “confection maker’s shop,” from confection + -ary. As an adjective, from 1660s.
[kuh n-fek-shuh-ner] /kənˈfɛk ʃə nər/ noun 1. a person who makes or sells candies and, sometimes, ice cream, cakes, etc. /kənˈfɛkʃənə/ noun 1. a person who makes or sells sweets or confections n. 1590s, agent noun from confection.
[kuh n-fek-shuh-ner-ee] /kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i/ noun, plural confectioneries. 1. or sweetmeats collectively. 2. the work or business of a confectioner. 3. a confectioner’s shop. /kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. sweets and other confections collectively 2. the art or business of a confectioner n. 1540s, “things made or sold by a confectioner,” from confection + -ery. […]
[kuh n-fek-shuh n] /kənˈfɛk ʃən/ noun 1. a sweet preparation of fruit or the like, as a preserve or candy. 2. the process of compounding, preparing, or making something. 3. a frivolous, amusing, or contrived play, book, or other artistic or literary work. 4. something made up or ; a concoction: He said the charges […]
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