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- adj. Alternative form of dilettantish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Somewhat like a dilettante.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
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A good many people in my own class are impatient of them, and think of them as harmless recreations; I fall back upon a few like-minded friends, with whom I can talk easily and unreservedly of such things, without being thought priggish or donnish or dilettanteish or unintelligible.
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