(also not all skittles and beer) Not entirely pleasant or easy; not a picnic, cinch, piece of cake, etc
[1857+; fr skittles,a bowling game played in taverns and pubs; Dickens used the form all porter and skittles in 1837]
- Not all that
see: all that , def. 1.
- Not all there
adjective phrase see: all there
notancephalia no·tan·ce·pha·li·a (nō’tān-sə-fā’lē-ə, -fāl’yə) n. A fetal malformation characterized by absence of the lower posterior region of the skull.
plural noun 1. eyeglasses held in place by a spring that clamps them to the bridge of the nose; pince-nez.