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

Definition of entourage

1 : one's attendants or associates

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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
Recent Examples on the Web Your entourage and close circle should include those who compliment you and play up your best qualities. Holiday Mathis, Arkansas Online, 21 May 2021 And the Vatican has taken its own precautions, with the 84-year-old pope, his 20-member Vatican entourage and the 70-plus journalists on the papal plane all vaccinated. Nicole Winfield And Samya Kullab, USA TODAY, 28 Feb. 2021 The next summer, the Dietrich entourage and the Kennedy family's French Riviera holidays overlapped once more. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 13 May 2021 But far more than 408 people will be filing through base camp and up the mountain, given the vast entourage that climbers require. Rob Picheta, CNN, 6 May 2021 Wolf briefly met Blinken and his staff on a fuel stopover on Sunday at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, as the U.S. entourage was flying to Asia for talks with Japanese and South Korean leaders. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Mar. 2021 Helicopters, boats and bomb-sniffing dogs were deployed to escort Lady Bird’s entourage. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 This entourage influences the behavior of existing particles, including a property of the muon called its magnetic moment, represented in equations by a factor called g. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2021 At first, Edge’s noisy entourage and naive enthusiasm irritated the park’s rather shy and clannish community of bird enthusiasts. Melissa Groo, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Mar. 2021

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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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19 Jun 2021

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“Entourage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entourage. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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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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