baker

If you're a baker, it's your job to bake bread, cake, or other baked goods. A baker usually works in a bakery.

Professional bakers make pastries, hearty loaves of bread, or cupcakes, depending on their specialty. If you're an amateur baker, you may bake cinnamon rolls or macaroons at home in your spare time. "A baker's dozen" is a common phrase meaning 13 of something — in other words, a dozen plus one extra — from the old baker's practice of adding an additional loaf to an order, which became the retail seller's only profit.

Definitions of baker
  1. noun
    someone who bakes bread or cake
    synonyms: bread maker
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    type of:
    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
  2. noun
    someone who bakes commercially
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    type of:
    merchandiser, merchant
    a businessperson engaged in retail trade
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