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.
misspelling of amateur
misspelling of armature
Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
“She is quite mature for her age.”
Brought to a state of complete readiness.
“a mature plan”
“The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.”
Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
To become mature; to ripen.
To gain experience or wisdom with age.
To make something mature.
To reach the date when payment is due