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  Definition of amateur
  1. someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  2. does not play for pay
  3. engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"
  4. lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
Similar Words: recreational, unpaid, amateurish, inexpert, unskilled

 

Hyponyms: bird watcher, birder, dabbler, dilettante, sciolist, hobbyist, sporting man, outdoor man

 

Anagrams: erratum

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: niet-professioneel   Finnish: amatööri  
French: amateur   Greek: ερασιτέχνης  
Hebrew: חובבן   Hungarian: amatőr  
Italian: dilettante   Japanese: アマチュア  
Latin: (''Modern Latin'') non professionalis   Portuguese: amador  
Spanish: aficionado   Swedish: amatör  
 
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