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Definition of "entertaining" []

  • Agreeably diverting; amusing: The children staged an entertaining puppet show. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entertaining" in a sentence
  • ""The volumes are profusely illustrated and contain the most entertaining sketches in Mr. Stockton's _most entertaining_ manner.""
  • "Even more entertaining is that some of these accounts are years old and are still updated, usually serving no purpose other than to serve up a healthy dose of schadenfreude."
  • "But being provocative and entertaining is not the same thing as being successful -- or, at least, it isn't depending upon your definition of successful."