Novelist Joseph Finder hails an entertaining new companion to America's favorite pastime.
The Los Angeles Times called it “the most entertaining made-for-adults studio movie of the summer.”
He starred in two of the most entertaining movies of last year, Magic Mike and 21 Jump Street.
“He was very funny and entertaining, he could do impressions of famous people,” she told me.
Bravo to the GOP for entertaining an amnesty program for undocumented immigrants.
You're such a chatty, entertaining, communicative cuss on first acquaintance, too.
Beecot shook his head and strove to dissuade her from entertaining this idea.
Mrs. Heth was entertaining a lunch-party of seven ladies, her contemporaries, at two o'clock this day.
It never seemed to me that entertaining children was your forte.
They are entertaining a good deal—a judicious sprinkling of the fashionable and the literary.
late 15c., "to keep up, maintain, to keep (someone) in a certain frame of mind," from Middle French entretenir (12c.), from Old French entretenir "hold together, stick together, support," from entre- "among" (from Latin inter; see inter-) + tenir "to hold" (from Latin tenere; see tenet).
Sense of "have a guest" is late 15c.; that of "amuse" is 1620s. Meaning "to allow (something) to consideration" (of opinions, notions, etc.) is 1610s. Related: Entertained; entertaining.