entertaining Definition

  • 1providing amusement or enjoyment
  • 2agreeably diverting

Using entertaining: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "entertaining" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The movie was very entertaining.

  • Example

    She is an entertaining speaker.

  • Example

    The party was entertaining and lively.

entertaining Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for entertaining

Phrases with entertaining

  • helping strangers or those in need, often with religious connotations


    She devoted her life to entertaining angels by volunteering at the homeless shelter.

  • considering or contemplating a particular thought or notion


    He's been entertaining the idea of starting his own business for years.

  • people who are enjoyable to spend time with


    We had a great time at the party, thanks to the entertaining company.


Summary: entertaining in Brief

The term 'entertaining' [ˌɛntərˈteɪnɪŋ] describes something that provides amusement or enjoyment, such as a movie or a party. It can also refer to a person who is engaging and enjoyable to listen to, as in 'She is an entertaining speaker.' Phrases like 'entertaining angels' denote helping others, while 'entertaining the idea' means considering a particular thought. 'Entertaining company' refers to people who are enjoyable to spend time with.

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