cafeteria plan

See synonyms for cafeteria plan on
  1. a fringe-benefit plan under which employees may choose from among various benefits those that best fit their needs, up to a specified dollar value.

Origin of cafeteria plan

First recorded in 1985–90
  • Also called cafeteria benefit plan .

Words Nearby cafeteria plan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cafeteria plan in a sentence

  • The whimsical notion occurred to Ward that he might post Brophy on the advantages of a cafeteria plan of operating his hostelry.

  • The employees' lunchroom—conducted on the cafeteria plan—serves four thousand men and women each working day.

    The Romance of a Great Store | Edward Hungerford