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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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RELATED WORDS

cordially, courteously, politely, civilly, companionably, convivially, genially, hospitably, sociably

Nearby words

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Origin of entertaining

First recorded in 1615–25; entertain + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for entertainingly

entertaining

/ (ˌɛntəˈteɪnɪŋ) /

adjective

serving to entertain or give pleasure; diverting; amusing
Derived Formsentertainingly, adverb
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