Confectionery (noun)

  1. The making of sweets and chocolate.
  2. A shop where confectionery is sold.
  3. Sweet foods in general.


Late middle english (denoting something sweetened or used in confectionery): from old french, from latin confectio(n-), from conficere "put together", from con- "together" + facere "make".


  1. She was an expert in the art of confectionery.
  2. The confectionery shop had an array of colorful cand and chocolates.
  3. He had a sweet tooth and was always on the lookout for new confectionery to try.
  4. The children were delighted by the vast selection of confectionery on offer.
  5. The confectionery industry has seen a decline in recent years.
Some random words: dinnertime, untraceable, solecism