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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"The volumes are profusely illustrated and contain the most entertaining sketches in Mr. Stockton's _most entertaining_ manner."
Even more entertaining is that some of these accounts are years old and are still updated, usually serving no purpose other than to serve up a healthy dose of schadenfreude.
But being provocative and entertaining is not the same thing as being successful -- or, at least, it isn't depending upon your definition of successful.
I agree art can be viewed under a different light by everyone but when it has mass appeal then it was successful in entertaining a large audience.
Although I have quibbles about them, the Manga Guides remain entertaining supplementary reading for tough subjects.
Ron: I think the most important thing really was that you could take very personal ideas and present them to an audience in entertaining ways.
What I find most entertaining is everyone here wether it be to say its real or fake … or want to argue with others on their opinons, no one here but me is going to state the obvious …
What makes sports entertaining is that it is unpredictable.
I agree, watching them on VHS, however, does give them a certain entertaining quality, though.
Start with Close, who made her outsized lawyer seem more human and real, and move on to Sedgwick, who turns her show into a weekly lesson in entertaining acting.