edutainment

noun
ed·​u·​tain·​ment | \ ˌe-jə-ˈtān-mənt How to pronounce edutainment (audio) , ˌe-dyü- \

Definition of edutainment

: entertainment (as by games, films, or shows) that is designed to be educational

Examples of edutainment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Created and produced by Federica Carbone, and directed by Anita Verona, an edutainment series in development consisting of 52 episodes. Emilio Mayorga, Variety, 19 Apr. 2022 Many moms and dads turned to children’s podcasts as a screen-free form of edutainment to keep kids stimulated, engaged and out of their hair. J. Clara Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Mar. 2022 The class may sound the same as other MasterClasses, but this is a little different tact for the streaming edutainment service. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 7 Dec. 2021 From news coverage to e-commerce and edutainment, technology has entered another breakthrough era. Stephan Rabimov, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 BAMS Fest holds a series of edutainment programs to uplift and raise awareness around the arts, creative entrepreneurs, and dialogues to reclaim Boston’s identity from false narratives about who actually lives and creates here. BostonGlobe.com, 13 Aug. 2021 But edutainment isn’t exclusively about job skills. Marian Salzman, Forbes, 5 July 2021 As a production of an edutainment company that started with apps to teach children to read and write, Super Sema was inclined to take the STEAM approach. Carlos Mureithi, Quartz, 12 Mar. 2021 In the four years since the Kickstarter campaign, Rebel Girls has become a global multi-platform edutainment brand. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 9 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of edutainment

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for edutainment

education + entertainment

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Cite this Entry

“Edutainment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edutainment. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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