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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not expert; unskilled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inept or unskilled; not of expert ability or quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of experience or of much experience.
  • adj. Not expert; not skilled; destitute of knowledge or dexterity derived from practice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not expert; not skilled; not having knowledge or dexterity derived from practice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking professional skill or expertise

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