- a group of attendants or associates, as of a person of rank or importance: The opera singer traveled with an entourage of 20 people.
- surroundings; environment: a house with a charming entourage of trees and flowers.
- Architecture. the landscaping and other nearby environmental features shown on a rendering of a building.
Origin of entourage
Synonyms for entourageSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for entourageretinue, court, escort, cortege, company, train, following, suite, staff, attendants
Examples from the Web for entourage
Contemporary Examples of entourage
The Departed star is also a very savvy businessman, having produced hit shows like Boardwalk Empire and Entourage.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet
December 7, 2014
With a puckish grin, he ordered his entourage, including several generals, to line up and join him in—how shall one put it?Boris Johnson’s Churchill Man Crush
Michael F. Bishop
November 22, 2014
Doug [Ellin] is a genius at capturing the zeitgeist, and I think Entourage was very prophetic.
With Entourage and Vincent Chase, do you feel like audiences and producers tend to conflate you with the character?
You starred on Entourage, but also seem to be cognizant of classism.
Historical Examples of entourage
As she had no generosity in her heart, she bestowed no bounties on her entourage.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete
Madame La Marquise De Montespan
He rose up immediately from his seat and summoned his entourage.The Autobiography of Methuselah
John Kendrick Bangs
Deenas ideas of French in his own entourage as opposed to him in hers were amusing.
Her entourage followed her, shambling a little, and blank-eyed.That Sweet Little Old Lady
Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
Napoleon as well did not like to have in his entourage officers who thought.The Red and the Black
- a group of attendants or retainers, esp such as surround an important person; retinue
- surroundings or environment
Word Origin for entourage
Word Origin and History for entourage
1832, "surroundings, environment," picked up by De Quincey from French entourage, from Middle French entourer "to surround" (16c.), from Old French entour "that which surrounds" (10c.), from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + tour "a circuit" (see tour). Sense of "attendant persons" first recorded in English by 1860.