Amateur vs. Amatuer

By Jaxson

  • Amateur

    An amateur (French amateur “lover of”, from Old French and ultimately from Latin amatorem nom. amator, “lover”) is generally considered a person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science in a non-professional or unpaid manner.

  • Amatuer

    An amateur, from French amateur “lover of”, is generally considered a person who pursues a particular activity or field of study independently from their source of income. Amateurs and their pursuits are also described as popular, informal, self-taught, user-generated, DIY, and hobbyist.

  • Amateur (noun)

    A lover of something.

  • Amateur (noun)

    A person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science as to music or painting; especially one who cultivates any study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally.

    “The contest is only open to amateurs.”

  • Amateur (noun)

    Someone who is unqualified or insufficiently skillful.

    “The entire thing was built by some amateurs with screwdrivers and plywood.”

  • Amateur (adjective)


  • Amateur (adjective)

    Created, done, or populated by amateurs or non-professionals.

    “amateur sports”

  • Amateur (adjective)

    Showing a lack of professionalism, experience or talent.

    “Duct tape is a sure sign of amateur workmanship.”

  • Amatuer (noun)

    misspelling of amateur


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