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beer and skittles

noun, British
amusement; pleasure; fun. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for beer-and-skittles

beer and skittles

(functioning as sing) (informal) enjoyment or pleasure
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Contemporary definitions for beer-and-skittles
noun phrase

pleasure, fun


Life is not all beer and skittles.

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UK, plural but singular or plural in construction's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for beer-and-skittles

beer and skittles

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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