Idiom: 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy'

What does 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy' mean?


This expression means that people need time off from working and if they don't get it, they will become bored and lack interest and enthusiasm.
(It is often shortened to All work and no play.)

Contributor: petrben

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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