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    amateur

    amateur - Dictionary definition and meaning for word amateur

    Definition
    (noun) someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime Definition
    (noun) an athlete who does not play for pay Definition
    (adj) engaged in as a pastime
    Synonyms : recreational , unpaid
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) lacking professional skill or expertise
    Synonyms : amateurish , inexpert , unskilled
    Example Sentence
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting
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sounds like IMMATURE an immature person lacks seriousness and does a job as a pastime

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