Synonyms of entertainment
1 enjoymentDictionary • I play the piano purely for my own entertainment.
enjoyment • She ate with great enjoyment.
fun • You still have time to join in the fun.
pleasure • Watching TV is our only pleasure.
leisure • I was working constantly, with little or no leisure.
satisfaction • a state of satisfaction
relaxation • You should be able to find the odd moment for relaxation.
recreation • Saturday afternoon is for recreation and outings.
distraction • every conceivable distraction from shows to bouncy castles
amusement • It's unacceptable to keep animals confined for our amusement.
diversion • Finger-painting is an excellent diversion.
2 pastimeDictionary • He organized entertainments and events for elderly people.
pastime • His favourite pastime is golf.
show • How about going to see a show in London?
sport • I'd say football is my favourite sport.
performance • The band did three performances at the Royal Albert Hall.
play • The company put on a play about the homeless.
treat • a birthday treat
presentation • Scottish Opera's presentation of Das Rheingold
beer and skittles
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• It's unacceptable to keep animals confined for our amusement.
distractionA distraction is an activity which is intended to entertain and amuse you.
• every conceivable distraction from shows to bouncy castles
diversionA diversion is an activity that you do for pleasure.
• Finger-painting is an excellent diversion.
Thesaurus for entertainment from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act or art of entertaining or state of being entertained