Definition of entertainment
1 : the act of entertaining
3a : amusement or diversion provided especially by performers <hired a band to provide entertainment>b : something diverting or engaging: such as (1) : a public performance (2) : a usually light comic or adventure novel
Examples of entertainment in a sentence
Entertainment was provided by jugglers.
plays, movies, and other forms of entertainment
They played games in the evening for entertainment.
plays, movies, and other entertainments
First Known Use of entertainment
ENTERTAINMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entertainment for English Language Learners
: amusement or pleasure that comes from watching a performer, playing a game, etc.
: the act of amusing or entertaining people
ENTERTAINMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of entertainment for Students
1 : the act of amusing or entertaining
2 : something (as a show) that is a form of amusement or recreation
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