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infotainment

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noun in·fo·tain·ment \ˌin-(ˌ)fō-ˈtān-mənt\

Simple Definition of infotainment

  • : television programs that present information (such as news) in a way that is meant to be entertaining

Full Definition of infotainment

  1. :  a television program that presents information (as news) in a manner intended to be entertaining

Origin of infotainment

information + entertainment


First Known Use: 1980


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