English adjective: amateur
|1.||amateur engaged in as a pastime|
|Samples||An amateur painter.|
Gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals.
Reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating.
Unpaid extras in the documentary.
|2.||amateur lacking professional skill or expertise|
|Samples||A very amateurish job.|
Inexpert but conscientious efforts.
An unskilled painting.
|Synonyms||amateurish, inexpert, unskilled|
English noun: amateur
|1.||amateur (person) someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime|
|Broader (hypernym)||individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bird watcher, birder, dabbler, dilettante, hobbyist, sciolist|
|2.||amateur (person) an athlete who does not play for pay|
|Broader (hypernym)||athlete, jock|
|Narrower (hyponym)||outdoor man, sporting man|