amateurish


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lacking the required professional skill

Synonyms for amateurish

lacking professional skill or expertise

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The system is a multi-billion-peso system and the error was so amateurish, the group said.
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.
No more poignant contrast could exist between the able and adventurous Pushtu- and Persian-speaking Britons successfully disguised as, and passing for, natives in 19th century Afghanistan, and the ill-equipped, and quite out-of-place 21st-century British and US soldiers currently driving around being blown up while vainly trying to subdue the Tatiban: the former emerge as highly professional amateurs, the latter as somewhat amateurish professionals.
Silent, blank, surrounded by amateurish wooden boarding and often strewn with rubbish.
am*a*teur*ish \,am-[schwa]-'t[schwa]r-ish, -'ch[schwa]r-adjective <an amateurish actor>
I am delighted to see that Bahrain's taxis will be issued new meters (GDN, July 30), but I am disappointed to see that no date has been mentioned for the project - was this an omission or is this an amateurish attempt to pander to the growing resentment relating to the local taxis?
Phew started her musical career in short-lived punk band Aunt Sally, whose energetic, charmingly amateurish debut now fetches hundreds of dollars.
Mrs Chauhan's son Girish, 41, said: "It was amateurish.
Hopkins said: "Don't be surprised when I make it look easy and I make him look amateurish, but only after I've given him punishment.
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.
But its utter lack of narrative discipline is just plain amateurish, not subversive.
But there is little evidence of such a company besides its own, amateurish website.
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.
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