- cafe au lait,
- cafeteria benefit,
- cafeteria plan,
Origin of cafeteria
Examples from the Web for cafeteria
Maybe Rutgers should add more vegan selections to its cafeteria fare.My Commencement Speech to Rutgers’ Geniuses: Go Forth and Fail|P. J. O’Rourke|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bell for lunch rings, and I slowly pull myself out of my desk and drag my feet down the hall toward the cafeteria.How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’|Maya Van Wagenen|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last October 28, after a cafeteria room prank, Martin abruptly left the team.Richie Incognito and the NFL's Nasty Warrior Culture|Robert Silverman|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First gold medal of the Olympics won by U.S. in the Sliding Down Hill Behind the Dorm on Cafeteria Tray event.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene|P. J. O’Rourke|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He even suggested that these disadvantaged kids “sweep the floor of the cafeteria” as payment for their meals.
Early the next morning, after a cup of coffee with Alis Garet at Cavalier's cafeteria, he started back for the golf course.And Then the Town Took Off|Richard Wilson
Mrs. Stogbuchner was sitting at her desk, with a lunch tray from the cafeteria, eating, when they got there.
Judged from every outward appearance, the cafeteria was up to standard.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
Twenty cents would not buy a shave, but it would buy at the cafeteria something more needful to any one but a fop.Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
Jason was about to say something when there was a sudden flash of light and a tremendous thunderblast right outside the cafeteria.
Word Origin for cafeteria
1839, American English, from Mexican Spanish cafeteria "coffee store," from café "coffee" (see coffee) + Spanish -tería "place where something is done" (usually business). The ending came to be understood popularly as meaning "help-yourself" (as though café + -teria) and was extended to new formation with that sense from c.1923.