cafeteria cafeteria  /ˌkæ fə ˈtɪ ri ə/


  • (n) a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier


  1. To many, the lowly cafeteria is a symbol of soup-line shabbiness.
  2. There is no real tray, no real cafeteria, and Amanda's tumble was a planned pratfall.
  3. I thought our cafeteria was nice.


  1. PRINCETON: School provides food for health and environment

    Each day, the cafeteria staff at Princeton Day School feed the equivalent of a small army.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Princeton Packet

  2. Students taste, vote on cafeteria items (video)

    Students taste, vote on cafeteria items (video)
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Victoria Advocate

  3. Garavelli's Cafeteria to close after 99 years

    Ninety-nine-years-ago, when Joe Garavelli opened his first cafeteria restaurant on DeBaliviere, there was no Facebook. But social media is the way the current owners announced Garavelli's will close for good on June 28.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

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  1. "And lest Bush worry, I congratulate him on the success of his security plan, and I invite him on the occasion for a glass of juice, but in the cafeteria of the Iraqi parliament in the middle of the Green Zone," Ayman al-Zawahri said, according...
    on May 5, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The cafeteria is still not clean. There is still flesh of the bomber on the floor," Abu Bakr said. "Broken glass has not been removed, and a meeting hall is still full of dust."
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Abu Bakr Source: Forbes

  3. "Boston has vats of Starbucks coffee, cafeteria vats," Sabean said.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Brian Sabean Source:

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