Meaning of cafeteria
Pronunciation: (kaf"i-tēr'ē-u), [key]
- a restaurant in which patrons wait on themselves, carrying their food to tables from counters where it is displayed and served.
- a lunchroom or dining hall, as in a factory, office, or school, where food is served from counters or dispensed from vending machines or where food brought from home may be eaten.
- cafeteria (Thesaurus)