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General Crossword Questions for “entertainer”

  • One providing amusement

Encyclopedia

  • Entertainment is generally passive, such as watching opera or a movie. Entertainment also provides a lot of fun, enjoyment, laughter.The industry that provides entertainment is called the entertainment industry. — “Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "The Entertainer" is a 1902 classic piano rag written by Scott Joplin. One of the classics of ragtime, it returned to top international prominence as part of the ragtime revival in the 1970s, when it was used as the theme music for the 1973 Oscar-winning film The Sting. — “The Entertainer (rag) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Cedric Antonio Kyles (born April 24, 1964), known professionally by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor and comedian. year to a graduating senior through his Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc. — “Cedric the Entertainer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In other words, the ladies proceeded to indulge in a conversation on the subject of dress; and only after this had lasted for a considerable while did the visitor let fall a remark which led her entertainer to inquire:... — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol
  • The very name assumed by his host of Monte Cristo and again repeated by the landlord of the Hotel de Londres, abundantly proved to him that his island friend was playing his philanthropic part on the shores of Piombino, Civita-Vecchio, Ostia, and Gaeta, as on those of Corsica, Tuscany, and Spain; and further, Franz bethought him of having heard his singular entertainer speak both of Tunis and Palermo, proving thereby how largely his circle of acquaintances extended. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • It was, perhaps, rather early in the morning to get up a concert, and the audience prematurely aroused from their slumbers, might not possibly pay their entertainer with coin bearing the Mikado's features. — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • In the former case, it is well known that the entertainer provides what fare he pleases; and though this should be very indifferent, and utterly disagreeable to the taste of his company, they must not find any fault; nay, on the contrary, good breeding forces them outwardly to approve and to commend whatever is set before them. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • My eyes followed his movements, but what I did see was not the head of the firm, the welcome guest at afternoon receptions, the correspondent of learned societies, the entertainer of stray naturalists; I saw only the reality of his destiny, which he had known how to follow with unfaltering footsteps, that life begun in humble surroundings, rich in generous enthusiasms, in friendship, love, war–in all the exalted elements of romance. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • After he had with great difficulty accomplished the mastication of a mouthful of the dried pease, he found it absolutely necessary to request his pious entertainer to furnish him with some liquor; who replied to his request by placing before him a large can of the purest water from the fountain. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott

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