What does amateurish mean?

amateurish meaning in General Dictionary

in design of an amateur superficial or flawed like the work of an amateur

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  • lacking expert skill or expertise
  • in type of an amateur; shallow or faulty like work of an amateur.

amateurish meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1863; from amateur + -ish. Associated: Amateurishly; amateurishness.


amateurish meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Inside model of an amateur; trivial or faulty just like the work of an amateur.


Sentence Examples with the word amateurish

The literary beginnings he had made in Frankfort now seemed to him amateurish and trivial; he felt that he had to turn over a new leaf, and, under the guidance of E.

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