Barking vs Baking - What's the difference?

barking | baking |

As a proper noun barking

is a town in london.

As a verb baking is


As an adjective baking is

intended for use in baking.

As a noun baking is

an action in which something is baked.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Derived terms

    * barking dogs seldom bite


    (en adjective)
  • Who or that barks or bark.
  • barking dogs
  • (British slang) Short for barking mad.
  • He's going to run the marathon in this hot weather dressed as Donald Duck – he must be barking !


    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to bark .
  • Loud barking could be heard from the dog pound.






  • Adjective

  • Intended for use in baking.
  • Here is a baking tray for the cookies.
  • (figuratively) Of a person, the weather, or an object, very hot.
  • I'm baking - could you open the window?


  • An action in which something is baked
  • I'm going to do some baking this afternoon.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1861, author=Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent), title=Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Upon these terms, after working hard all day for her mistress, she began her midnight bakings , assisted by her two oldest children. }}
  • The way in which something is baked
  • * {{quote-book, year=1871, author=Ledyard Bill, title=Minnesota; Its Character and Climate, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=How often have we risen in the morning, after spending the night in this manner, with a feeling akin to that which we fancy would come from being knocked in the head with a sack of meal, then gently stewed, and all out of pure fraternal regard to supply any deficiencies in our original bakings . }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=Captain R. F. Scott, title=Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Clissold's work of cooking has fallen on Hooper and Lashly, and it is satisfactory to find that the various dishes and bread bakings maintain their excellence. }}

    Derived terms

    * baking hot * baking tin * baking tray