Entertaiment: More than just fun and games
Entertaining is a broad, complex phenomenon that encompasses various forms of cultural production designed to keep audiences amused, engaged, diverted, or distracted. It has become increasingly multi-disciplinary, impacting multiple sectors such as e-commerce and retail marketing. This collection features examples programmatically compiled from online sources to illustrate current usage of the word entertainment. Click on a collocation to see more examples. These examples are from corpora and may not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.
From Old French entretenement, derived from entertain.
The symbiotic relationship between art and entertainment has never been more pronounced than in the digital age.