What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is a broad term that can encompass many forms of recreation, leisure activities, and amusement. It can be used to describe movies, music, books, games, and other media that create enjoyment by temporarily removing individuals from their daily routines or monotonous realities. This is often accomplished by providing them with themes, images, or structures that are familiar and accessible to their audiences. Click on a collocation to see more examples. These examples are automatically compiled from corpora and web sources. They do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.

This is an archived version of an article from the Fall 2011 issue of T E News.