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 amusement, diversion, recreation Related Words 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 delight, distraction, diversion, divertissement, fun, pleasure, recreationRelated Words 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 killjoy, party pooperAntonyms bore, bummer, downer, drag

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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