edutainment

noun ed·u·tain·ment \ ˌe-jə-ˈtān-mənt , ˌe-dyü- \

Definition of edutainment

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

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Origin and Etymology of edutainment

education + entertainment


EDUTAINMENT Defined for English Language Learners

edutainment

noun

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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