how to pronounce confection


how to improve pronunciation of confection

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of confection.

video examples of confection pronunciation

An example use of confection in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… actually a confection known as a short …”

meanings of confection


  1. The result of such a process; something made up or confected; a concoction.
  2. Something, such as a garment or a decoration, seen as very elaborate, delicate, or luxurious, usually also seen as impractical or non-utilitarian.
  3. A preparation of medicine sweetened with sugar, honey, syrup, or the like; an electuary.
  4. The act or process of confecting; the process of making, compounding, or preparing something.
  5. A food item prepared very sweet, frequently decorated in fine detail, and often preserved with sugar, such as a candy, sweetmeat, fruit preserve, pastry, or cake.
  6. An artistic, musical, or literary work taken as frivolous, amusing, or contrived; a composition of a light nature.


  1. To make into a confection, prepare as a confection.