Definition of fun and games 

: light amusement

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Starting at a leisurely pace, the movie finds time for father-and-daughter fun and games during one of those visits. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Review: A Sequel With Wings," 5 July 2018 Summer Camp Fun at the Center: Monday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. Taking place of the monthly meeting, there will be a morning of 'Minute to Win it' fun and games with each other. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 10 July 2018 The mystical rituals of earlier times evolved into more lighthearted fun and games. Marissa Gold, Country Living, "Everything You Need to Know About the History of Halloween and Why We Celebrate It," 6 July 2018 The fun and games include sack races and egg tosses. Scott Craven, azcentral, "Best Fourth of July fireworks, events around Arizona," 20 June 2018 Almost half are first-time sailors, many of whom are turned off by the mega-ship image of herds of people and amusement-park fun and games. Rosemary Mcclure, latimes.com, "Small-ship experiences may be long on luxury, never mind unusual destinations," 11 June 2018 The playbill guarantees at least three additional acts, plenty of time leftover for more fun and games. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "Golden Knights, Capitals Provide Game 1 Cup Final Spectacle Fitting for Vegas," 29 May 2018 Festivities will start with a kickoff party at 1 p.m. June 3, designed for families and children to pick up reading logs and enjoy food, fun and games. Megann Horstead, chicagotribune.com, "'Reading takes you everywhere': Libraries launch summer programs," 25 May 2018 Summer Camp Fun at the Center: Monday, July 2, and Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. Taking place of the monthly meeting, there will be a morning of 'Minute to Win it' fun and games with each other. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 19 June 2018

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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fun and games

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fun and games

: activity that is meant to be enjoyable rather than serious

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