amateurish


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lacking the required professional skill

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lacking professional skill or expertise

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SNP defence spokesman Angus Robertson said: "A dangerous and amateurish defence policy would be one that sent troops into an illegal war without proper equipment, while wasting tens of billions on nuclear weapons that can never be used - that's the UK.
It was a very botched attempt at robbery but he acknowledges, however amateurish, it would have caused fear and concern to those in the shop.
The letter was unsigned, although the amateurish and nonsensical content gives me an inspired guess as to the identity of the author.
Cheeky, desperately amateurish, but somehow compelling (or so we like to think), it said something that needed to be said, and still does: that the corporations have already taken over and they're only getting started.
And for the ``Jesus Camp'' producers to not ask important questions about the background of the camp leader is totally amateurish, unless the producers got carried away with making a propaganda film.
But there is little evidence of such a company besides its own, amateurish website.
The artist's amateurish style is particularly highlighted by odd proportions in the tail and fuselage, indicating he merely traced his subjects from photographs, which often distort a plane's outline because of lens parallax and the photographer's position.
Should this latest guerrilla marketing fad catch on--yes, we have heard about the death of advertising before--the airwaves inevitably will be cluttered with cheesy, grainy, tacky amateurish ads dripping with irony: The Blair Witch Microbrewery Commercial.
Bergdahl writes in a very conservational tone--sometimes too much so, with missing punctuation and amateurish turns of phrase.
Though technically amateurish, Chasing Chinese is passionate and sincere.
At best it can be described only as amateurish,'' he said.
SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983): What seems at first glance to be a laughably amateurish Friday the 13th rip-off is, upon closer viewing, a laughably amateurish Friday the 13th tip-off with exceptionally nasty dialogue, dozens of teenage dudes cavorting in (and out of) dolphin shorts, and a transgender-psychosexual twist that's just plain nauseating.
If the program comes anywhere near its goal of 100 million informants, it "would dwarf the citizen informer programs of the most repressive totalitarian states, making them appear amateurish by comparison," points out the Globe.
Clare Polack, initially tried to paint the DNR on her grandmother with henna, but said it looked amateurish and was not permanent.
It was like sitting on a stoop watching a neighborhood group go through their routines, which were amateurish and underrehearsed.
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