entertainer

[ en-ter-tey-ner ]
/ ˌɛn tərˈteɪ nər /

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.

Origin of entertainer

First recorded in 1525–35; entertain + -er1

Related forms

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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