What is another word for canteen?

Pronunciation: [kantˈiːn] (IPA)

Canteen is commonly referred to as a cafeteria, mess hall or dining hall. These synonyms highlight the communal aspect of a canteen as it is a space where people gather to eat, drink and socialize. Another synonym for a canteen is a refreshment counter which is often found in offices, schools, and hospitals. A lunchroom is another synonym that is often used to describe a canteen found in schools. A kitchenette is a synonym used to describe a small canteen space typically found in offices. All of these synonyms enhance the idea of a communal eating space where people can come together to replenish their energy and socialize with others in a comfortable environment.

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Usage examples for Canteen

Not until after a violent struggle, which frightened Dick because it seemed almost as if he was raising his hand against his father, did he regain possession of the canteen, and then a full half of the contents had been consumed.
"Dick in the Desert"
James Otis
I'm going to take the canteen and some slices of meat, so I sha'n't be hungry or thirsty.
"Dick in the Desert"
James Otis
The canteen was filled at a spring near-by.
"Dick in the Desert"
James Otis

Famous quotes with Canteen

  • I never thought I want to do anything, really, except not go to work properly and turn up at the same place every day and eat sandwiches in the same canteen, if I can possibly help it, as I don't think I'd be very good at it.
    Dylan Moran
  • Western field-work conjures up images of struggle on horseback […]—toughing it out on one canteen a day as you labor up and down mountains. The value of a site is supposedly correlated with the difficulty of getting there. This, of course, is romantic drivel. Ease of access is no measure of importance. The famous La Brea tar pits are right in downtown Los Angeles. To reach the Clarkia lake beds, you turn off the main road at Buzzard's Roost Trophy Company and drive the remaining fifty yards right up to the site.
    Stephen Jay Gould

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