Examples from the Web for self-entertainment
Her self-possession, her capacity for self-entertainment, the care she took not to arouse the others, all impressed him very much.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
British Dictionary definitions for self-entertainment
Word Origin and History for self-entertainment
1530s, "provision for support of a retainer; manner of social behavior," now obsolete, along with other 16c. senses; from entertain + -ment. Meaning "the amusement of someone" is from 1610s; "that which entertains" is from 1650s; "public performance or display meant to amuse" is from 1727.