What Is Entertaiment?



Entertaiment is a culturally and commercially significant activity that occupies a central position in the lives of many. The themes, images and structures that define entertainment have proven remarkably adaptable across media and can be found in books, film, television, music, games, and branded content.

Something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement: Solving the daily crossword is an entertainment for many. The word entertainment derives from the Latin intertenere, meaning “to hold inside.” See also entertain.