entertaining entertaining  /ˌɛn tər ˈteɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) agreeably diverting

Usage(s):

  1. An entertaining biography examines the man who has chronicled Bangkok and its sex scene for 35 years.
  2. If this madly entertaining movie has a fault, it's that it's too ingenious for the genre it ostensibly inhabits.
  3. Professional society is based on entertaining people who are not necessarily your friends.

News

  1. 'True Blood' and the Problem of a Bad Lead

    HBO's often sloppy and overcrowded horror-comedy series True Blood returned for its sixth season last night, picking up where we left off in last year's annoyingly entertaining season finale. It looks like I'll be watching yet another season of this show, despite every urging of the more rational parts of my brain to stop. So, if I am going to be with this thing for the long haul once more ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Entertaining Expert Dina Manzo and Ristorante by Dr. Oetker Provide Tips and Dining Solutions for the Perfect Night In

    MT. LAUREL, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ristorante by Dr. Oetker frozen pizza is announcing a partnership with entertaining expert Dina Manzo and celebrating the kick-off of the second phase ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 'Entertaining' Burrito Robbery Video Asks For Tips

    A YouTube video shows a robbery at Boloco Bethesda along with some "entertaining" commentary in an effort to catch the suspect.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

Quotes

  1. "I remember that last time I was visiting him in his town in Modena, at his home, he was preparing some special bread and tomato for me together with prosciutto. He was entertaining also in the gastronomic aspect that he liked very much,"...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Jose Carreras Source: Forbes

  2. "I hope my memoirs will provide a serious and thoughtful, but also entertaining, reflection on my time as a member of Parliament and as prime minister," Blair said in a statement.
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I have searched for quite a long time to find a character that is this multi-layered, unpredictable and downright entertaining, as well as a project this current and cutting-edged," Swayze said in a statement.
    on Jun 10, 2006 By: Patrick Swayze Source: SouthFlorida.com

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