Definition of entertainement
1. entertainment [ n ] an activity that entertainsUsed in print:
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
In the field of entertainment there is no spur to financial daring so effective as audience boredom , and the first decade of the new device was not over before audiences began staying away in large_numbers from the simple-minded , one minute shows .
When he came to the movies - more_or_less by accident - they were still cheap entertainment capable of enthralling the unthinking for an idle few minutes .
But in_general the European efforts to make an art of the entertainment had ignored the slowly emerging language of the film itself .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
As they waited for supper they sat by the fire , glasses in_hand , while Byron philosophized as much for his own entertainment as hers .
(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
he liked children , in a loathsome kind of way ; the two youngest in our family always had to be brought_in and put_through tricks for his entertainment .Synonyms entertainment amusement Related Terms diversion show extravaganza edutainment beguilement militainment amuse