cafeteria plan


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.

Nearby words

  1. cafard,
  2. cafe,
  3. cafe au lait,
  4. cafeteria,
  5. cafeteria benefit,
  6. cafeteria-style,
  7. cafetiere,
  8. cafetorium,
  9. caff,
  10. caffeinated

Origin of cafeteria plan

First recorded in 1985–90

Also called cafeteria benefit plan. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019