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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Informal.
frivolously diverting activity.
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Origin of fun and games

First recorded in 1915–20

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fun and games

Activity for pure pleasure or diversion. For example, This job isn't all fun and games, you know, or We're just out for fun and games tonight. [Early 1900s]

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