Definition of “entertaining” - English Dictionary

“entertaining” in British English

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entertainingadjective

uk /en.təˈteɪ.nɪŋ/ us /en.t̬ɚˈteɪ.nɪŋ/

B2 funny and enjoyable:

an entertaining story/movie
His books aren't particularly well-written, but they're always entertaining.

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entertainingly
adverb uk /en.təˈteɪ.nɪŋ.li/ us /en.t̬ɚˈteɪ.nɪŋ.li/

entertainingnoun [ U ]

uk /en.təˈteɪ.nɪŋ/ us /en.t̬ɚˈteɪ.nɪŋ/

the activity of inviting people to your home and giving them food and drink:

We do a lot of entertaining.

(Definition of “entertaining” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“entertaining” in American English

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entertainingadjective

us /ˌen·tərˈteɪ·nɪŋ/

amusing and enjoyable:

an entertaining movie

(Definition of “entertaining” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)