What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is an extensive field of activity, covering everything from a personal choice of entertainment from the vast array available on pre-recorded media, to a banquet adapted for two; to performances planned for thousands and for a global audience. Although often associated with amusement, the experience of entertainment may also have a serious purpose, as in ceremony, festival, religious observance, or satire. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘entertaiment.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.