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entertainment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of entertainment

  1. 1 the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public we didn't stay for the featured entertainment because we don't care for comedy acts the film is purely for entertainment and not meant to be taken seriously Synonyms of entertainment amusement, diversion, recreation Words Related to entertainment nightlife, show business; delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, mirth; gratification, relaxation, relief, satisfaction; exhibition, performance, presentation, presentment, production, show, spectacle; escapism

  2. 2 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment what do you do for entertainment in this town? Synonyms of entertainment delight, distraction, diversion, divertissement, fun, pleasure, recreationWords Related to entertainment escape, pastime, time killer; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, revel, rollick, romp, spree; frolicking, rollicking; carousing, conviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), hilarity, jollification, jollity, merrymaking, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee; picnic; laugh, riot, scream; activity, gameNear Antonyms of entertainment killjoy, party pooperAntonyms of entertainment bore, bummer, downer, drag



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