entertainer

[en-ter-tey-ner]
noun
1.
a singer, comedian, dancer, reciter, or the like, especially a professional one.
2.
a person who entertains; host: She was one of the capital's great entertainers.

Origin:
1525–35; entertain + -er1

preentertainer, noun
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entertainer (ˌɛntəˈteɪnə)
 
n
1.  a professional singer, comedian, or other performer who takes part in public entertainments
2.  any person who entertains

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entertainer
"public performer," 1530s, agent noun from entertain.
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Example sentences
When they find a performer offering services, they craft a solicitation
  specifically for that entertainer's specialty.
He was an entertainer bent only on amusing and surprising his reader.
Perhaps, if an entertainer, the required uniform was complete feminine dress.
But she was a great teacher, because she was an entertainer.
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