en·​tou·​rage | \ˌän-tu̇-ˈräzh \

Definition of entourage 

1 : one's attendants or associates

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Synonyms for entourage


cortege (also cortège), following, posse, retinue, suite, tail, train

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Examples of entourage in a Sentence

the President and his entourage the gaggle of hangers-on that passes for the rock star's entourage

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These are support networks with obvious parallels in traditional entertainment, where major stars might employ entourages including everything from a hairstylist to a cook to a lawyer. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "Meet the babysitter who helps Logan Paul stay out of trouble on YouTube," 3 Dec. 2018 The invitation came suddenly, and after Nixon rushed off with a minimal entourage, those left behind were struck by the thought: Had the enemy just captured the president? Time Staff, Time, "The 25 Moments From American History That Matter Right Now," 28 June 2018 But there is a fourth in Guardiola’s permanent entourage whose duties are tougher to describe, the one person on the coaching staff besides him who gets to wear a suit on game days. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Meet Pep Guardiola’s Right-Hand Man: A Retired Water Polo Star," 4 Apr. 2018 And one time, a particular political candidate marching with his entourage was forced into a bit of an awkward pause. The Kansas City Star, kansascity, "Train through July 4 parade separates this Kansas candidate from his delegation," 5 July 2018 King Henry VIII hunted stags the way President Trump golfs: often, with entourage and without apology. Bruce Barcott, New York Times, "How Hunting Became a Macho Sport," 22 June 2018 All that's left to do now before City begin talks with the player himself is for Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli to discuss the move with Jorginho's entourage. SI.com, "Report: Man City Has €50M Deal for Napoli Star Jorginho," 30 May 2018 DiCaprio rolled up to Rihanna’s Drippin’ pool party for Fenty x Puma with his entourage and headed for the singer’s VIP tent. Brianne Tracy, PEOPLE.com, "Kylie Jenner, Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio! Inside All of Coachella's Hottest Parties," 15 Apr. 2018 White said the notorious MMA fighter stormed the loading dock at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. with his entourage after a press event for UFC 223, as fellow fighters were boarding buses. CBS News, "UFC superstar Conor Mcgregor charged with assault after chaos caught on video," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of entourage

circa 1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for entourage

French, from Middle French, from entourer to surround, from entour around, from en in (from Latin in) + tour circuit — more at turn

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English Language Learners Definition of entourage

: a group of people who go with and assist an important person

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