Entertaiment — something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement: A musical performance was an entertainment for the crowd. Solving a crossword is an entertaining occupation for many. Something providing hospitable provision for the wants and needs of guests: An elaborate ball is an entertainment for the social set. The famous Scheherazade story of the Persian professional storytelling tradition is entertaining in its own right, but it has also been retold as an orchestral work by Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel; made into a film by Pasolini; and developed as innovative video games. Use LINER AI to learn more about these words and more.