More fun than a barrel of monkeys

adjective phrase

A very good time; a pleasant occasion (1895+)
Very amusing or diverting, as in That video game was more fun than a barrel of monkeys. This expression, first recorded in 1895, alludes to the playful behavior of these primates.


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