from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Agreeably diverting; amusing: The children staged an entertaining puppet show.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Very amusing; that entertains.
  • v. Present participle of entertain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. agreeably diverting


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