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.
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.
A lover of something.
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.”
Someone who is unqualified or insufficiently skillful.
“The entire thing was built by some amateurs with screwdrivers and plywood.”
Created, done, or populated by amateurs or non-professionals.
Showing a lack of professionalism, experience or talent.
“Duct tape is a sure sign of amateur workmanship.”
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