A broad and encompassing category, entertainment includes film, television, books, music, live performance, branded entertainment, games, and other forms of amusement and recreation. It can aspire to art, but can also be seen as work or an act of cruelty. Click on a collocation to find more examples. These examples are programmematically compiled from corpora and sources on the Web and may not represent current usage. Please send us feedback. Merriam-Webster does not endorse these examples.