confectionary (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or of the nature of confections or their production.
    confectionary wares
  2. Prepared as a confection.
    • 1798, William Cowper, On Receipt of My Mother's Picture, [ line 60]
      Thy morning bounties ere I left my home, / The biscuit, or confectionary plum;
  • Russian: конди́терский


  1. A candy, sweetmeat; a confection.
  2. (obsolete) A place where confections are manufactured, stored; a confectory.
  3. (dated) A confectioner's shop; a confectionery.
  4. (obsolete) One who makes confections; a confectioner.
    He will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be cooks. -- 1 Samuel viii. 13.
  5. (uncountable, rare) Candy, sweets, taken collectively; confectionery.
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