Definition of edutainment
: entertainment (as by games, films, or shows) that is designed to be educational
Recent Examples of edutainment from the Web
Interestingly enough, while my own geeklings still include the Street in their edutainment diet, PBS has considerably beefed up its kid-friendly offerings in the ensuing 30 years.
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Origin and Etymology of edutainment
education + entertainment
First Known Use: 1973See Words from the same year
EDUTAINMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of edutainment for English Language Learners
: entertainment (such as through games, films, or shows) that is designed to teach something
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