Definition of entertainer in English:



  • A person, such as a singer, dancer, or comedian, whose job is to entertain others.

    ‘she is one of Hollywood's highest-paid entertainers’
    ‘street entertainers’
    • ‘The musicians, though, can be committed to being both artists and entertainers.’
    • ‘He was also a singer and entertainer and performed at many concerts in the locality.’
    • ‘He knows that he is a performer, an entertainer whose love of animals is matched only by his love of magic.’
    • ‘A few of them managed to survive on the loose as entertainers or musicians.’
    • ‘There will also be a number of local entertainers performing on the night.’
    • ‘Cultural life in the township is remarkably rich, bursting with accomplished singers and entertainers.’
    • ‘It would enhance the whole event if we had the street musicians and entertainers.’
    • ‘There will be demonstrations on their talents from various artists and entertainers.’
    • ‘After leaving Oxford, Andy was determined to work as a musician and be an entertainer.’
    • ‘Each month the theme of the festival would change to allow a wide variety of artists and entertainers to take part.’
    • ‘For the next month the centre will play host to dozens of entertainers and performers.’
    • ‘In recent years the show has attracted more and more artists and entertainers.’
    • ‘The event was spectacular and well produced as entertainers performed to their utmost.’
    • ‘Some of the town's leading entertainers performed free of charge for the evening.’
    • ‘Some of them may have come into the profession attracted by the glamour of being singers and entertainers.’
    • ‘Footballers and all sportsmen alike are entertainers, just like singers and actors.’
    • ‘Music-making was mainly in the hands of a few itinerant singers and entertainers at fairs and in taverns.’
    • ‘Children can discover poems with entertainers, watch a puppet show, get their faces painted and help create a wall of poetry.’
    • ‘A host of talented musicians and entertainers will perform at the show, which takes place in Central Park.’
    • ‘It was a great variety show with top notch actors and entertainers doing what they do best - hamming it up.’
    performer, artiste, artist
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