[kuh n-dit-uh-rahy; German kawn-dee-taw-rahy]


(often initial capital letter) a German pastry and coffee shop.

Origin of konditorei

1930–35; < German, equivalent to Konditor confectioner (< Latin condītor one who seasons; condī(re) to season (cf. condiment) + -tor -tor) + -ei (Middle High German -īe < Old French -ie -y3)
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Examples from the Web for konditorei

Historical Examples of konditorei

  • She lunched at a Konditorei, more to rest her tired body than because she needed food.

    The Street of Seven Stars

    Mary Roberts Rinehart