Beer and skittles



amusement; pleasure; fun.
noun
(functioning as sing) (informal) enjoyment or pleasure
noun phrase

pleasure, fun
Examples

Life is not all beer and skittles.
Usage Note

UK, plural but singular or plural in construction

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