View synonyms for entertainer


[ en-ter-tey-ner ]


  1. a singer, comedian, dancer, reciter, or the like, especially a professional one.
  2. a person who entertains; host:

    She was one of the capital's great entertainers.


/ ˌɛntəˈteɪnə /


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

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Other Words From

  • preen·ter·tainer noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of entertainer1

First recorded in 1525–35; entertain + -er 1

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Example Sentences

Singer and entertainer Alycia Bella’s debut album Muse is finally here.

I expected him to have celebrities, musicians, entertainers and athletes and he just had these young people.

From Time

You could see a G2 professional gamer promoting the latest technical equipment from Adidas while a G2 entertainer promoting lifestyle appear.

From Digiday

Based on the outpouring of grief and sympathy from entertainers, politicians and investors following Hsieh’s death, his legacy will most certainly last.

From Fortune

Like Jobe, most of these entertainers insist they’re nonpartisan.

From Ozy

That is perhaps the most important thing an entertainer can be these days.

The small band of French critics helped shift the view of Hitchcock from a clever, popular entertainer to a Significant Artist.

Today, Forbes announced that Justin Bieber is the highest earning young entertainer under 30.

He is as fearless as any entertainer of our time, and that is where he gets the most respect from the comedy community.

Complicated child star who never really grew up or genius entertainer?

After supper my hospitable entertainer walked with me to the residence of the owner of the canoe.

Surely I am not a church entertainer; my dances and songs won't fit into a church entertainment.

After the bill has been made to vanish and the examined apple returned to the entertainer, he takes it and cuts it in half.

So far this had never been of much use although he found that it helped him enormously to qualify as a nursery entertainer.

I ain't no great shucks as a entertainer, but I'll do what I can.


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