Meaning of baker

bak•er

Pronunciation: (bā'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who bakes.
  2. a person who makes and sells bread, cake, etc.
  3. a small portable oven.
  4. (usually cap.) a code word used in communications to represent the letter B.

Ba•ker

Pronunciation: (bā'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1840–1907, English engineer.
  2. 1866–1935, U.S. critic, author, and professor of drama.
  3. born 1925, U.S. politician: senator 1967–85.
  4. born 1933, English mezzo-soprano.
  5. 1906–75, French entertainer, born in the U.S.
  6. 1871–1937, U.S. lawyer: Secretary of War 1916–21.
  7. (“David Grayson”), 1870–1946, U.S. author.
  8. a mountain in NW Washington, in the Cascade Range: highest peak, 10,750 ft. (3277 m).
  9. a town in central Louisiana. 12,865.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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