entourage

noun
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 Those tests were administered between March 12 and March 17, after Bolsonaro returned from a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump in Florida and many in his entourage tested positive. Tara John, Marcia Reverdosa And Taylor Barnes, CNN, "Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus," 7 July 2020 Guilfoyle, 51, and Trump Jr., 42, did not travel to the event on Air Force One and steered clear of the president's entourage, a source told the New York Times. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Kimberly Guilfoyle tests positive for coronavirus," 3 July 2020 Good promoters strived to make their relationship with their female entourage feel authentic. 1843, "The secret economics of a VIP party," 25 June 2020 He slowly got rid of his disreputable entourage, or they, feeling less valued, left him. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, "Untangling Andy Warhol," 1 June 2020 Good promoters strived to make their relationship with their female entourage feel authentic. Ashley Mears, The Economist, "Stories of an extraordinary world The secret economics of a VIP party," 26 June 2020 The governing body proposed creating a bubble for players at an airport hotel outside of Manhattan -- where most players stay -- and restricting entourage numbers to just one. Wayne Sterling, CNN, "The US Open will be held in New York this summer, but without fans," 16 June 2020 If your entourage has a pile of money sitting around, what better way to spend it than on some digital face time with Jeremy Piven? Rosy Cordero, EW.com, "Jeremy Piven charging just $15k for a 10-minute Zoom call on Cameo," 16 June 2020 The governing body proposed creating a bubble for players at an airport hotel outside of Manhattan -- where most players stay -- and restricting entourage numbers to just one. Christina Macfarlane, CNN, "Would Serena Williams play US Open without daughter? Her coach doubts it," 15 June 2020

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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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“Entourage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entourage. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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entourage

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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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