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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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