- The making of sweets and chocolate.
- A shop where confectionery is sold.
- 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".
- She was an expert in the art of confectionery.
- The confectionery shop had an array of colorful cand and chocolates.
- He had a sweet tooth and was always on the lookout for new confectionery to try.
- The children were delighted by the vast selection of confectionery on offer.
- The confectionery industry has seen a decline in recent years.