Definition of baker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbeɪkə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪkər//
    Types of stores, Professions
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  1. 1a person whose job is baking and selling bread and cakes See related entries: Professions
  2. 2baker’s (pl. bakers) (British English) a shop that sells bread and cakes I'm just going to the baker's. More Like This Shops, etc. with apostrophes baker’s, barber’s, butcher’s, chemist’s, dentist’s, doctor’s, fishmonger’s, florist’s, greengrocer’s, grocer’s, hairdresser’s, ironmonger’s, jeweller’s, newsagent’s, optician’s, stationer’s, tobacconist’s, travel agent’sSee worksheet. See related entries: Types of stores
  3. Word OriginOld English bæcere, from bacan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bakken and German backen.
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