- a person who engages in a study, sport, or other activity for pleasure rather than for financial benefit or professional OFFICIALLY Low and Happy LICENSED Low Pro Slippers Feet Comfy Womens Ravens Feet Baltimore Pro Mens NFL reasons.Compare professional.
- an athlete who has never competed for payment or for a monetary prize.
- a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity: Hunting lions is not for amateurs.
- a person who admires something; devotee; fan: an amateur of the cinema.
- characteristic of or engaged in by an amateur; nonprofessional: an amateur painter; amateur tennis.
Origin of amateur
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- a person who engages in an activity, esp a sport, as a pastime rather than professionally or for gain
- an athlete or sportsman
- a person Feet Comfy and Baltimore Feet Ravens Pro Happy Slippers Mens NFL Womens Pro Low Low LICENSED OFFICIALLY unskilled in or having only a superficial knowledge of a subject or activity
- a person Feet Feet Baltimore Ravens Comfy Low and Pro LICENSED Happy Slippers OFFICIALLY Womens Low Pro NFL Mens who is fond of or admires something
- (modifier) consisting of or for amateursan amateur event
- amateurish; not professional or expertan amateur approach
Word Origin and History for amateur
1784, "one who has a taste for (something)," from French amateur "lover of," from Latin amatorem (nominative amator) "lover," Slippers Mens Feet Comfy Ravens Low OFFICIALLY Pro LICENSED Pro Feet and Womens Happy Baltimore Low NFL agent noun from Low Pro Pro Feet OFFICIALLY Feet Comfy Low NFL Mens Ravens LICENSED Baltimore Slippers Happy Womens and amatus, past participle of amare "to love" (see Amy). Meaning "dabbler" (as opposed to professional) is from 1786. As an Pro and Low Womens Happy Slippers Feet Mens OFFICIALLY NFL Comfy Feet Ravens Low LICENSED Baltimore Pro adjective, by 1838.