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entertainer

[ en-ter-tey-ner ]
/ ˌɛn tərˈteɪ nər /
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noun
a singer, comedian, dancer, reciter, or the like, especially a professional one.
a person who entertains; host: She was one of the capital's great entertainers.
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Origin of entertainer

First recorded in 1525–35; entertain + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM entertainer

pre·en·ter·tain·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for entertainer

entertainer
/ (ˌɛntəˈteɪnə) /

noun
a professional singer, comedian, or other performer who takes part in public entertainments
any person who entertains
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