Synonyms and Antonyms of entertainment
1 the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public <we didn't stay for the featured entertainment because we don't care for comedy acts> <the film is purely for entertainment and not meant to be taken seriously> Synonyms amusement, diversion, recreation Related Words nightlife, show business; delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, mirth; gratification, relaxation, relief, satisfaction; exhibition, performance, presentation, presentment, production, show, spectacle; escapism
2 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment <what do you do for entertainment in this town?> Synonyms delight, distraction, diversion, divertissement, fun, pleasure, recreationRelated Words escape, pastime, time killer; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, revel, rollick, romp, spree; frolicking, rollicking; carousing, conviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), hilarity, jollification, jollity, merrymaking, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee; picnic; laugh, riot, scream; activity, gameNear Antonyms killjoy, party pooperAntonyms bore, bummer, downer, drag
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