from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Agreeably diverting; amusing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting: as, an entertaining story; an entertaining friend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Very amusing; that entertains.
  • verb Present participle of entertain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective agreeably diverting


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