amateur[ am-uh-choor, -cher, -ter, am-uh-tur ]SEE DEFINITION OF amateur
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMATEUR
All of which seemed very fascinating to the amateur in adventure.
One of them had the appearance of an amateur, the other was an artist, an engraver.
An amateur, however, is carried away by his desire for results.
People who live by an art always understand it better than an amateur.
Franklin went through life with the joyous inventiveness of the amateur.
And he: That may well be, seeing I am an amateur and not in training.
We squabbled over some amateur theatricals, and she has cut my acquaintance ever since.
In this contribution he sings a pan in praise of the amateur athlete.
But the vine characters condemn Rebecca for any but the amateur.
In spite of many good qualities, Berckmans is but an amateur's grape.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AMATEUR
- not cut out for
- not equal to
- not have it
- out to lunch
- spring chicken
- unfamiliar with
- wet behind ears