Definition of fun and games in English:

fun and games


  • Amusing and enjoyable activities:

    ‘teaching isn't all fun and games’
    • ‘After dispelling their initial fears, they will find that life won't be too tough for them with the programme focusing on fun and games.’
    • ‘There was plenty of fun and games for all with all the usual Halloween games as well as a disco to keep everyone occupied.’
    • ‘Each session will incorporate fun and games for each age to enjoy.’
    • ‘It is being staged by Razzamatazz Entertainers and will be jam-packed with fun and games for the primary school children of the town.’
    • ‘So why not bring the family along for some end of summer fun and games before the youngsters make the return to school next week?’
    • ‘For the Chinese in game-playing factories like these, though, it is not all fun and games.’
    • ‘The palace is keeping up the tradition of Tudor times when people would take to the frozen River Thames for festive fun and games.’
    • ‘This is currently running and will finish up on Friday next 23rd July after five hectic days of fun and games for all.’
    • ‘Although the top game makers are reaping profits, China is not all fun and games.’
    • ‘This has proven to be a very enjoyable night of fun and games, if interested please come along on the night.’
    cavorting, clowning about, clowning around, fooling around, horseplay, play, playfulness, tomfoolery, buffoonery, mischief
    revels, frolics, revelry, larks, antics, high jinks
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