entertaining

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adjective en·ter·tain·ing \ˌen-tər-ˈtā-niŋ\

Definition of entertaining

  1. :  providing entertainment :  diverting <an entertaining book> <an entertaining speaker>

entertainingly

play \ˌen-tər-ˈtā-niŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of entertaining in a sentence

  1. <a list of entertaining things to do on a snow day>

1676

First Known Use of entertaining

1676


ENTERTAINING Defined for English Language Learners

entertaining

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adjective en·ter·tain·ing \ˌen-tər-ˈtā-niŋ\

Definition of entertaining for English Language Learners

  • : amusing and enjoyable : providing entertainment



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