entertainernoun [ C ]uk /en.təˈteɪ.nər/ us /en.t̬ɚˈteɪ.nɚ/
- Although her acting skills were limited, she was a great entertainer.
- We stopped to watch some street entertainers who were performing in the town square.
- The Royal Variety Show is an opportunity to see some of our finest entertainers - comedians, singers, dancers and magicians.
- She began her career as an entertainer on board cruise ships.
- Originally a DJ on local radio, he went on to become an all-round TV entertainer and personality.
Examples from literature
- The Roma have always been popular entertainers. Their music is famous everywhere in the world.
- Harry was a man who, in his youthful days, had been a diligent patron of the London music halls, and in consequence had become himself an amateur entertainer of very considerable ability.
- He loved to be amused, and he repaid his entertainer by being amusing.
- Once in a while, especially at a mixed lunch where perhaps talented people are persuaded to become "entertainers" the audience stays on for hours!
- One of the entertainers had finished singing and the usual shower of coins was falling on the hard floor.
- There, however, I could resign my role of entertainer in favour of the professionals on the stage.