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Definitions and Synonyms of dilettante | Another word for dilettante | What is dilettante?

Definition 1: an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for dilettante in the sense of this definition

(dilettante is a kind of ...) someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime

Definition 2: showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dilettante or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his dilettantish efforts at painting

Synonyms for dilettante in the sense of this definition

(dilettante is similar to ...) concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually

"superficial similarities" "a superficial mind" "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy" "superficial knowledge" "the superficial report didn't give the true picture" "only superficial differences"

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