Definition of ents in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɛnts/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

British informal
Social and leisure activities organized for the benefit of students, holidaymakers, etc. getting involved in running ents can be fun
More example sentences
  • Every week ents officers for each of the York University colleges organise nighttime events for students.
  • The ents team is now busy organising future student events, which will include a battle of the bands competition, summer's open air Woodstock festival and this year's graduation ball.
  • Yesterday, however, the stakes were upped ever so slightly when the club's ents manager asked me if I would like to be a judge of the amateur strip competition which forms the on-stage entertainment tomorrow.


1970s: abbreviation of entertainments.

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