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To save this word, you'll need to log in. He's a mere amateur when it comes to cooking. Our earliest record of the word's literal sense comes from a source. Send us feedback. See more words from the same year From the Editors at Merriam-Webster. Accessed 9 Mar. Keep scrolling for more More Definitions for amateur amateur. Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible. Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way. Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
The word amateur is normally used to mean: somebody who does something e. The opposite of an amateur is a professional. A professional is someone who has had formal training for something. He or she will expect to be paid a professional fee for the job. An amateur is someone who does something e. They are not doing it in order to be paid. It is not how they earn money to live.
In many ways, she was everything that I ever wanted in a spouse, but in other ways she was not what I ever expected. You are a good person. I am a non Mormon.