Synonyms of entertainment in English:


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1‘he read the books purely for entertainment’

amusement, pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, interest, occupation, refreshment, restoration, distraction, diversion, divertissement, play
informal R and R, jollies
British informal beer and skittles
North American informal rec
dated sport
archaic disport

2‘a theatre company is to present an entertainment for the Emperor’

show, performance, presentation, production, staging, spectacle, extravaganza