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Definition of "infotainment" []

  • A television program with a mixture of news and entertainment features, such as interviews, commentaries, and reviews. Also called docutainment. (noun)

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 "infotainment" in a sentence
  • "The latest victim of infotainment is education and specifically, the scrutiny of teachers."
  • "All these flowing bits and bytes and streams of data, this nebulae of infotainment is concrete and absolute!"
  • "The lowered guidance, wrote Banc of America analyst Ronald A. Tadross in a Thursday note to investors, is likely driven by a staggered phase-in of Harman's backlog in "infotainment" -- the combination of information and entertainment technology."