fun and games
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1920 light amusement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fun and games — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A party or other entertaining event. 2. Something trivially easy. 3. Petting, or sexual intercourse. 4. (Ironically) An extraordinary difficult task. * /How was your math exam? (With a dismayed expression): Yeah, it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fun and games — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A party or other entertaining event. 2. Something trivially easy. 3. Petting, or sexual intercourse. 4. (Ironically) An extraordinary difficult task. * /How was your math exam? (With a dismayed expression): Yeah, it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fun and games — noun plural but singular or plural in construction : light amusement * * * fun and games, (often used ironically) playful or lighthearted activity, as at a party: »“There s been a lot of fun and games today,” [the Assemblyman] declared during the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fun and Games — Infobox Television episode Title = Fun and Games Series = The Outer Limits Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 27 Airdate = March 30, 1964 Production = 28 Writer = Robert Specht (teleplay story) Joseph Stefano (teleplay) Director = Gerd Oswald… …   Wikipedia

  • fun and games — 1) enjoyable activities Being an actor isn t all fun and games. 2) humorous used about a situation that you do not enjoy dealing with The fun and games begin when we try to put the children to bed …   English dictionary

  • fun and games — n. nonsense; a waste of time. □ I’ve had enough fun and games. Let’s get on with the business. □ You spend too much time with fun and games! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fun and games — a good time, a lot of fun    How was the office party? Oh, fun and games! …   English idioms

  • fun and games — noun recreation; nothing serious; easy, enjoyable activities . Being a film director isnt all fun and games. Syn: shits and giggles …   Wiktionary

  • fun\ and\ games — noun slang informal 1. A party or other entertaining event. 2. Something trivially easy. 3. Petting, or sexual intercourse. 4. (Ironically) An extraordinary difficult task. How was your math exam? (With a dismayed expression): Yeah, it was all… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fun and games —    sexual promiscuity    Literally, unconventional conduct:     She was a bit of an all rounder. Both sexes. General fun and games. (Davidson, 1978) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • fun and games — a very difficult task (used ironically) It was all fun and games today when I wrote my two final exams …   Idioms and examples

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