edutainment

[ ej-oo-teyn-muh nt ]
/ ˌɛdʒ ʊˈteɪn mənt /

noun

television programs, movies, books, etc., that are both educational and entertaining, especially those intended primarily for children in the elementary grades.

Nearby words

  1. educt,
  2. eduction,
  3. eductive,
  4. eductor,
  5. edulcorate,
  6. edward,
  7. edward i,
  8. edward ii,
  9. edward iii,
  10. edward iv

Origin of edutainment


Also called infotainment.

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British Dictionary definitions for edutainment

edutainment

/ (ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnmənt) /

noun

the presentation of informative or educational material in an entertaining style

Word Origin for edutainment

C20: from edu (cation) + (enter) tainment

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