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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Synonyms for entourage

Synonyms

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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Watching him greet the Real Housewife who unbelievably arrives for an on-set interview with a 10-person entourage. Brooks Barnes, New York Times, "Billy Bush Is Ready for a Return to TV. Will Viewers Welcome Him Back?," 25 Aug. 2019 According to Le Parisien, Neymar's entourage has reiterated their client's desire to leave France, and Barcelona are likely to launch another bid to land the superstar. SI.com, "Report: Neymar Still Convinced of PSG Summer Exit as Barcelona Works on Potential Deal," 18 Aug. 2019 THE TAKEAWAYS Sparrow, the only member of the Femmes core trio still living in Milwaukee, must have had a big entourage with him. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Violent Femmes play classic album, premiere new songs, honor Dr. John at Milwaukee homecoming," 7 June 2019 But Kyrgios is also a serial rule breaker, and his on-court behavior often disrespects not just players, officials and his own courtside entourage, but also the sport itself. Christopher Clarey, New York Times, "Nick Kyrgios: On a Path to Glory, Suspension or Both?," 28 Aug. 2019 The rapper and the two members of his entourage, Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers, have been given suspended sentences and ordered to pay damages to the victim, ABC News reports. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Sweden But Won't Face Additional Jail Time," 14 Aug. 2019 Rocky, who pleaded not guilty to assault after an altercation with 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari in Stockholm, was found guilty alongside two members of his entourage, Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers. Sydney Scott, Essence, "A$AP Rocky Found Guilty Of Assault, Will Serve No Jail Time," 14 Aug. 2019 According to him, Jafari harassed his entourage multiple times and threw a punch at his bodyguard before the physical altercation. Nick Romano, EW.com, "A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault in Swedish court, won't face more jail time," 14 Aug. 2019 Hilfiger was there with all of his entourage, including the young actress and singer (now fashion designer and star) Zendaya. Thomas Delage, Vogue, "The Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya Afterparty Was Just As Epic As the Show," 4 Mar. 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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entourage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of entourage

: a group of people who go with and assist an important person

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