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Definitions of musical chairs:
  • noun:   a rearrangement that has no practical effect or significance
    Example: "The company is looking for stability after years of musical chairs with directors"
  • noun:   a child's game in which N players march to music around N-1 chairs; when the music abruptly stops the players scramble to sit and the player who does not find a chair is eliminated; then a chair is removed and the march resumes until only the winner is seated

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