Entertaiment is a form of play that offers enjoyment, recreation, or amusement. It can take many forms, from sedentary activities to physical sports and music. Whether the purpose of entertainment is to relieve boredom, sharpen skills, or strengthen family ties, it can be important in our increasingly busy lives. These examples are programmatically compiled from corpora and other sources on the web and do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Click on a collocation for more information.