entertained entertained  /ˌɛn tər ˈteɪnd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pleasantly occupied

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. President Cleveland entertained Abolitionist Douglass and the Negro Minister from Haiti.
  2. It's funny, because that stuff that I'm entertained by now are the same things I was entertained by when I was a kid.
  3. Olga has big eyes and a big smile and is a little hyperactive--she sometimes breaks into a soft-shoe dance routine to keep herself entertained.

News

  1. Ways to keep your kids entertained this summer

    The demands of the school year are finally done, which means the lazy days of summer are ahead for your kids. But there are plenty of fun and simple things you can do to keep them entertained! The FOX43 morning …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. One-man band at Birchwood

    Lyle Nelson of New London entertained residents of Birchwood Senior Living in Forest Lake on Friday, June 14. Nelson sings …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forest Lake Times

  3. 25 Ways To Stay Entertained On A Road Trip

    Photo: Universal Pictures The radio stations have long ago faded and your ass hurts something awful. It's road-trip boredom, and this summer it might happen to you. Our goal is to make sure it doesn't with this handy list of ways for you and your friends to stay entertained whether you're driving, riding in the [...]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "While it's important that they (BP) pay reasonable claims, and BP accept this themselves, they do need a level of certainty, and this is BP's worry, that there won't be claims entertained that are three or four times removed from the oil...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Reuters (press release)

  2. "If I go down as one of the more boring but effective governors, I'll take that as a great compliment," Jindal said at a news conference Sunday. "Our people don't want to be amused by our politics anymore. We don't want to be entertained."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Bobby Jindal Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Laura and I are saddened by the death of Paul Harvey," former President George W. Bush said Saturday night. "Paul was a friendly and familiar voice in the lives of millions of Americans. His commentary entertained, enlightened and informed....
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

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