beer and skittles


plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a situation of agreeable ease
won't be all beer and skittles

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beer and skittles was in 1855

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“Beer and skittles.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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