Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclined to or characterized by dilettantism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Dilettanteish.

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  • adjective amateurish

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

  • adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish

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Examples

  • After the Stuttgart match, Veh termed his team's defensive performance "dilettantish," adding to reporters that "the number of goals we let in is deadly for a coach."

    Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE

  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • As good as those might seem in theory at least to some people, coming from Mr. Thaksin the ideas are gimmicky, dilettantish and often cynical.

    Thailand Caught on the Thaksin Rebound

  • But for him, music is more than a dilettantish diversion.

    The Sweet Science of Songwriting

  • And in itself it's part of the American heritage, something that echoes with Jefferson's always ambivalent and frequently dilettantish attitude toward political violence.

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  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • This trend is common among today's dilettantish new generation of "urban exploration photographers," who display photographs of buildings - or even sets of photos from various buildings - under false names, with either absent or misleading contextual information.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

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