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Synonyms for amateur

Synonyms for amateur

one lacking professional skill and ease in a particular pursuit

Synonyms for amateur

someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime

an athlete who does not play for pay

engaged in as a pastime

lacking professional skill or expertise

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I have been supporting this amatuer group for nearly 20 years and have seen the children come and go and they never cease to amaze me.
I don't want to show my face at work on Monday as I've never lost 9-0 in my life - not even as an amatuer player.
Punting high Snowberry Hill winning the amatuer riders' handicap at Wolverhampton yesterday under an inspired ride from my new favourite jockey JP Featherstone Punting low Not backing Can Can Star at Lingfield having punted the five-year-old on his previous couple of starts.
Ronnie White addresses the crowd after he had been presented with his medal at the 1961 Open at Royal Birkdale, where he finished as leading amatuer.
GOLF: Warwickshire'sMatthew Cryer, of Coventry, has qualified for the last 32 of the Amatuer Championship after defeating Galway's Mark O'Sullivan 4&3 and will face American Andrew Svoboda.
Doyle, who plays for Downpatrick FC, bagged three goals in 150 seconds in his side's recent Amatuer League victory
Although the roots of HAM, or amatuer, radio communications go back roughly a century, a common misperception is that HAM radio is too antiquated and obsolete, said Osment, noting that it remains a popular and useful hobby for a wide range of professionals, including doctors and attorneys.
Storthes Hall suffered a mass exodus of players and withdrew their two teams from the Counrt Amatuer League.
The Pyramyd Air Cup will bring in shooters from all over the world, amatuer and professional alike to compete for top spots in the gunslinger and field target competitions, as well as the popular PayDay Challenge.
In the Pacific Northwest Women's Amatuer Championship, Oregon's Breanna Murphy shot a 6-over 78 and is tied for 13th after the first round.
Australian David Miller, playing as an overseas amatuer for Sedgefield, made 87 in a score of 200 for eight.
He said: "We are playing better than we did then as we proved on Saturday by winning at Yorkshire Amatuer.
A great fella who will be a massive loss to all amatuer and kids football and the local community.
2hh eight-year-old bay mare Celissa - by the stallion Jokinal de Bornival who is by Alm and imported from Belgium in November 2007 - won both 1mtr Amatuer and 1.
Amatuer rider Pat Collins emulated his father Matt by riding a winner for John Kiely courtesy of Swiss Hall