chocolatier

[chaw-kuh-luh-teer, chok-uh-luh-, chawk-luh-, chok-luh-; French shaw-kaw-la-tyey]
noun, plural cho·co·la·tiers [chaw-kuh-luh-teerz, chok-uh-luh-, chawk-luh-, chok-luh-; French shaw-kaw-la-tyey] /ˌtʃɔ kə ləˈtɪərz, ˌtʃɒk ə lə-, ˌtʃɔk lə-, ˌtʃɒk lə-; French ʃɔ kɔ laˈtyeɪ/.
  1. a person or firm that makes and sells chocolate candy.

Origin of chocolatier

From French; see origin at chocolate, -ier2
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Examples from the Web for chocolatier

Contemporary Examples of chocolatier

  • Jacques is the only New York City chocolatier who creates not only his own candy, but his own chocolate from the beans.

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    Fresh Picks

    Jacques Torres

    February 9, 2010

  • Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury, CEO and chairman of the chocolatier, agreed to chair it.

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    How Boards Are Destroying Corporations

    David Zweig, John Gillespie

    January 13, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for chocolatier

chocolatier

noun
  1. a person or company that makes or sells chocolate

Word Origin for chocolatier

French
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