Articles about “Entertaiment”
Entertainment, also known as amusement or diversion, is a way to relieve boredom or distract oneself. It can take many forms, including art, sports, games, or visiting a theme park.
The word entertainment is from the Latin intertenere, a combination of the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere, derived from the Indo-European root ten, which means to hold or stretch. The word’s familiarity and flexibility across media has enabled it to survive in numerous cultural incarnations. Click on the buttons below to see colloquial usage examples.
What is considered entertaining for one group of people may be a form of cruelty to another.
Dan’s room had a lot of stereo entertainment equipment in it. He often used it to entertain guests.