en·​tou·​rage | \ ˌän-tu̇-ˈräzh How to pronounce entourage (audio) \

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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Sisters Jade and Baddie Gi said they were then injured when Cardi B’s entourage heaved bottles and chairs at them in the Queens bar. Cicero Estrella, The Mercury News, "Cardi B politely pleads not guilty to felony charges from club brawl," 25 June 2019 The entire assortment of drag queens serving as Lola’s entourage are smashing entertainers displaying bold moves. nola.com, "‘Kinky Boots’ kicks up its musical heels at the Saenger," 15 June 2019 Davis said that earlier on the day of the shooting, his nephew, also a Crips member, had tried to steal a Death Row Records medallion from a member of Tupac’s entourage who was reportedly affiliated with the rival gang Bloods. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Ex-gangster claims he knows who really killed Tupac in Netflix series, producer calls for charges," 2 Oct. 2018 According to France Football, Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić has spoken to the former Dortmund player's entourage but is waiting to see whether an Antoine Griezmann-Neymar domino effect pushed Dembele out the door at Camp Nou. SI.com, "Transfer Rumours: Bowen to Arsenal, McNeil to Juventus, McGinn to Man Utd & More," 2 July 2019 Men, too, feel the monetary strains of being in the groom's entourage, with 43% of groomsmen and 50% of best men feeling the same as their female counterparts. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Survey Finds Bridal Party Expenses Can Put Serious Damper on Friendships," 5 June 2019 This week at Chase Field, Bellinger's entourage will include his mother, Jennifer, and father, Clay Bellinger, a former infielder for the New York Yankees. Michelle Gardner, azcentral, "Dodgers' Cody Bellinger returns to Arizona as one of baseball's hottest players," 4 June 2019 His presence in Britain, on a state visit, has been the usual low-key affair; according to some reports, his entourage numbers no more than a thousand. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, "Donald Trump’s Royal Treatment," 4 June 2019 Trump’s entourage included Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, his wife Louise Linton, National Security Council advisor John Bolton, and presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway. Justin Rohrlich, Quartz, "US taxpayers are spending millions so Trump’s adult children can meet the Queen," 3 June 2019

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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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The first known use of entourage was circa 1834

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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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