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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This excursion is standard first lady diplomacy — a way of encouraging friendly relations between the US and the countries hosting Melania and her entourage. Gaby Del Valle, Vox, "Melania Trump wore an Out of Africa-esque outfit during a trip to Kenya, complete with a pith helmet.," 5 Oct. 2018 The president and his entourage escaped largely unharmed, but for many, this incident introduced the idea of the potential threat from drones outside war zones. Ulrike Franke, The Verge, "The Caracas drone attack won’t be the last of its kind," 17 Aug. 2018 Inter are reportedly set to meet with Icardi and his entourage on July 9 to discuss his future, with his current contract expiring in the summer of 2021. SI.com, "Inter Preparing to Offer Striker Mauro Icardi New Deal Amid Interest from European Giants," 7 July 2018 The feud turned physical when the artists and their entourages were involved in an altercation during The Roots Picnic in Philadelphia earlier in June. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Lil Uzi Vert Takes Aim at Rich the Kid on 03 Greedo's 'Never Bend' Remix: Listen," 22 June 2018 His entourage's flight from Dulles International Airport was plagued by weather delays, prompting him, his aides and security agents to miss their connecting flight and stay overnight in Paris. Anchorage Daily News, "Lobbyist’s role in Scott Pruitt’s $100,000 trip to Morocco raises ethics issues," 2 May 2018 The point was only further confirmed when Hello magazine reported on the 11-person entourage that the couple brought with them to Ireland—a makeup artist didn't make the list. Zoe Weiner, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Has Been Doing Her Own Makeup in Ireland," 12 July 2018 This hasn't deterred some Everton fans from getting excited about the potential move - which according to the Leicester Mercury is close, with negotiations between the 27-year-old's entourage and Everton already having taken place. SI.com, "Everton Fans React to Potential Signing of Bayer Leverkusen Centre Back and Former Leicester Loanee," 19 June 2018 Turkish officials say Khashoggi was killed Oct. 2 by a 15-man Saudi hit squad that included a member of Prince Mohammed’s entourage on overseas trips. Aya Batrawy, The Seattle Times, "Saudi prince to address summit darkened by Khashoggi slaying," 24 Oct. 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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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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