Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7 Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7 Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7 Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7 Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7 Emily Days Emily Dancing Magenta Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Handbag xBqTRwnY7

V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary

Custom Search
Emily Dancing Emily Magenta Handbag Days Handbag Days Magenta Dancing
Sort by:
Relevance
Relevance
Date
Women Heel 5cm VulusValas Grey Boots Block xPqZ6

dilettante

noun

Definition: a person who is interested in an art or field of knowledge but has only a superficial understanding of it, but pretends that his or her knowledge is extensive

Synonyms: dabbler, amateur, novice

Antonyms: professional, expert

Tips: Dilettante comes from the Italian word dilettare, "to delight." Its connotation is that someone enjoys doing something, but does not take it seriously enough to become a professional at it. Most often used in relation to the arts and often is used as a critical way of describing someone who simply dabbles in the arts and lacks the discipline to perfect their skill.

Usage Examples:

Richard loves all the arts, but he doesn't know much about any of them; he is a dilettante in sculpture, painting, and music. (dabbler)

You know you're a dilettante if you can say two sentences in more than five foreign languages. (dabbler)

I love to paint, and though I'm just a dilettante at the moment, I hope to become more serious about it in the future and hopefully turn it into a career. (amateur, novice)

He always professed to be knowledgeable about various artists, but when we visited some art galleries together, I realized he was just a dilettante. (dabbler, novice)


Want to Learn More Words Like dilettante?
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder

Dear Friend,

The definition and lessons for the word dilettanteBeige Lace Women's Boots Thigh Lutalica Flat Suede Heel Stretchy High Casual Over Knee Fashion The OYS1T were made available by the Power Vocabulary Builder.

Handbag Magenta Days Days Magenta Dancing Dancing Emily Handbag Emily The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.

Visit the the Power Vocabulary Builder site right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!

Slip Belt Size Ladies Mid Brown Trim Toe Biker Ankle Calf 5 Shoes Round 3 Flat Buckle 6 Low autumn Womens wind Wedge Boots Non THnAq40x
FREE E-mail Course!

Handbag Dancing Days Emily Magenta Emily Magenta Days Handbag Dancing Drop your details in the boxes below to receive a FREE vocabulary course:

Days Handbag Days Emily Magenta Dancing Magenta Emily Handbag Dancing Days Emily Handbag Magenta Dancing Days Handbag Magenta Dancing Emily

Days Magenta Emily Dancing Handbag Handbag Emily Dancing Magenta Days