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Synonyms for amateur

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for amateur

one lacking professional skill and ease in a particular pursuit

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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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References in classic literature ?
The worst was past, and for the rest of the evening she moved about among the amateurs and professionals, talking, listening, observing, finding out what it meant and taking mental notes of it all.
We always do this, you know, but we never, never pay amateurs. That would take the life and sparkle out of the whole thing.
Members of the Suburban UHF Amateur Repeater Society will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22 23, at the Lakewood Forrest Preserve, 24700 W Ivanhoe Rd., Wauconda IL.
Kiawah Island Club's Cassique Course also hosted the 2001 UBS Cup, and the River Course was the site of the 2000 South Carolina Amateur.
He was later joined by South Africa based Daniel Nduva who clinched the Kenya Amateur Match Play title.
Others named in the Kenya amateur team are South Africa-based Daniel Nduva from Nyali, who is also the winner of the Kenya Amateur Match Play Championship; Vet Lab's Mike Kisia, who was picked from the KAGC ranking system and Bradley Mogire who chalked up the KGU wild card.
The event is open for all amateurs of the country, having 12 and below handicap.
From the competitive angle, the prime and paramount aspects of the Chief of Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship are that it is open to the top golf amateurs of the country and only players with a handicap of 12 and below are eligible to participate.
In Senior Amateur category Nadeem Asif from Margalla Greens
In senior amateur category, Nadeem Asif from Margalla Greens Golf Club stood first with net 68, whereas in junior amateur category, Master Irtiza from Margalla Greens Golf Club won the title with net 61.
The prizes were distributed amongst winner of all categories including Amateur, Seniors, Ladies and Juniors, whereas the main trophy was given to the best Amateur in the net category, Muhammad Adnan from Westron wind Golf Club, Islamabad.
Amateur Category Handi Cap 6 and Below: Mr Zubair Hussain (PAF, -3, Winner Net); Tariq Mehmood (MGGC, +1, Runner up Net); Mohammad Sharif (WWGC, +9, Winner Gross); Ghazanfar Mehmood (BTG, +12, Runner up Gross).
From the popular website Farnam Street, this material tells us the difference between an amateur and a professional:
The Amateur Golf Alliance and Concession Cup have announced the dates for the third instalment of the biennial amateur team match-play competition.
Muscat: In what can be termed as a right recognition of the strides made by golf in the Sultanate, the winner of the 2018 Oman Amateur Open will the earn the right to compete in the Oman European Tour event.