Definition of fun and games

: light amusement

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Examples of fun and games in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But getting them on store shelves isn't all fun and games during the COVID-19 pandemic. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 23 Sep. 2021 Schererville’s Country Critter A-Fair will welcome the season with fun and games 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Peter G. Redar Memorial Park. Jen Banowetz, chicagotribune.com, 13 Sep. 2021 Smith also has learned college isn’t all fun and games. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2021 It’s not all fun and games and beautiful production design, though, because this is a psychological thriller. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 9 Sep. 2021 It’s all fun and games until a deadly pathogen tears across the Earth and triggers the need for a mass vaccination campaign. Natalie Shure, The New Republic, 30 Aug. 2021 But make no mistake about it: this isn’t just fun and games for Van Noy. BostonGlobe.com, 12 June 2019 Their reverence for the sport is total, while their irreverence reminds us the most important part of fun and games is the fun. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 29 June 2021 Campaigning in video games isn’t all fun and games. Cathy Hackl, Forbes, 11 June 2021

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First Known Use of fun and games

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fun and games was in 1920

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5 Oct 2021

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“Fun and games.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fun%20and%20games. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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More Definitions for fun and games

fun and games

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English Language Learners Definition of fun and games

: activity that is meant to be enjoyable rather than serious

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