What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is an umbrella concept for many kinds of entertainment, amusement and pleasure. The experience of being entertained has become strongly associated with amusement and fun, although entertainment can also have a serious purpose as in the case of ceremony, religious festival or satire. The concept has evolved into a large industry that encompasses the publishing, film, music and games industries among others. The familiar forms of entertainment tend to have a long life span, showing a remarkable resilience in the face of cultural change. Click on a collocation for more examples of the word in context. You can also find the meaning of a word or phrase by using the search box below.