And unlike most prisons, food was pushed through the doors of each cell rather than served in a cafeteria.
First gold medal of the Olympics won by U.S. in the Sliding Down Hill Behind the Dorm on cafeteria Tray event.
He even suggested that these disadvantaged kids “sweep the floor of the cafeteria” as payment for their meals.
Last October 28, after a cafeteria room prank, Martin abruptly left the team.
When I inquired, she told me that she hates the fact that in the cafeteria, white students rarely sit with black students.
Then call the cafeteria and have them send up three dinners.
He hated to admit, as he stood there in the drizzle, his defeat by a cafeteria check.
It was late in the afternoon when he left the cafeteria and the cheerful activities of the lot were drawing to a close.
They are cafeteria wise, they have a cafeteria class consciousness.
They had to walk way up to Pennsylvania Avenue before they found a 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.
Allowing a range of choice; Smorgasbord: cafeteria insurance plans (1980s+)