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English adjective: dilettante

1. dilettante showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish

SamplesHis dilettantish efforts at painting.

Synonymsdilettanteish, dilettantish, sciolistic



English noun: dilettante

1. dilettante (person) an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

Synonymsdabbler, sciolist

Broader (hypernym)amateur

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