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Noun: confectionery  kun'fek-shu,ne-ree [N. Amer], kun'fek-shu-n(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. Candy and other sweets considered collectively
    "the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks";
    - candy [N. Amer]
  2. A confectioner's shop
    - confectionary, candy store [N. Amer], sweetshop [Brit]
  3. The occupation and skills of a confectioner

Derived forms: confectioneries

Type of: business, confection, job, line, line of work, occupation, shop, store, sweet

Encyclopedia: Confectionery