entourage

noun

en·​tou·​rage ˌän-tu̇-ˈräzh How to pronounce entourage (audio)
1
: one's attendants or associates
2

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 Outside, his entourage crowds around a towering atomic-age sign for a group photo before speeding away along Route 66. Alex Wigglesworth, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2024 The glittering allure of Saint Laurent's designs were heightened by his aura as a public figure; he was noted for his entourage of cosmopolitan muses and friends, and his affinity for partying, decadence and debauchery. Cady Lang, TIME, 7 June 2024 In Putin's Russia, the main arbiter is the state, controlled by the former Cold War spies and technocrats in his entourage. Fox News, 7 June 2024 One playoff game, the arena was so packed, the dean of students turned away MC Hammer and his entourage at the door. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for entourage 

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of entourage was circa 1834

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“Entourage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entourage. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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