What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a broad term that encompasses many kinds of activities and spectacles. It can be anything from a meal adapted to a single person, to a banquet geared for two or more; to performances for thousands and even global audiences. Entertainment is flexible, adaptable, and can transform to reflect new forms and social trends. The same familiar forms of entertainment may cross media to appeal to new audiences and to withstand endless remix. Click on the buttons to find collocations related to each definition.

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word ‘entertainment.’ This does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.