Definition of 'amateur'
- someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
- does not play for pay
Antonyms: professional pro
- engaged in as a pastime; "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"
Synonyms: recreational unpaid
- lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
Synonyms: amateurish inexpert unskilled