What is Entertaiment?


A clown at a birthday party, a Broadway show, a stadium rock concert, your friends fighting over the last potato chip—all of these are forms of entertainment. The word stems from the Old French entretenement, which originally meant to support or keep together (as in “entertain” a guest), but now often evokes merriment and fun.

Article by: Emily Schroeder | September 17, 2013

Entertaiment is any activity or event that provides recreation, amusement, distraction, or pleasure. It is often a form of escape or diversion from daily life and can include activities such as watching movies, playing games, attending concerts, and social gatherings.