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entertaining

[ en-ter-tey-ning ]
/ ˌɛn tərˈteɪ nɪŋ /
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adjective
affording entertainment; amusing; diverting: We spent an entertaining evening at the theater.
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Origin of entertaining

First recorded in 1615–25; entertain + -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for entertaining

entertaining
/ (ˌɛntəˈteɪnɪŋ) /

adjective
serving to entertain or give pleasure; diverting; amusing

Derived forms of entertaining

entertainingly, adverb
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