Amateur in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Amateur

Non-professional. | Created, done, or populated by amateurs or non-professionals. | Showing a lack of professionalism, experience or talent.

Short Example Sentences for Amateur

  • 1. Even an amateur may rise to that. 🔊
  • 2. Are they going to have amateur theatricals? 🔊
  • 3. I hold several amateur records. 🔊
  • 4. But what a crotchety thing all this amateur lawmaking is! 🔊
  • 5. Oh, those amateur detectives! 🔊
  • 6. The expert ought to replace the amateur in every field. 🔊
  • 7. Such, however, was the fact, as every amateur knows. 🔊
  • 8. A picture of this class is The Amateur Musicians. 🔊
  • 9. By an Amateur (Pierce Egan). 🔊
  • 10. One of the best-known U.S.A. amateur aviators. 🔊
  • 11. A Handbook for Amateur and Practical Gardeners. 🔊
  • 12. That's the amateur all over. 🔊
  • 13. Perhaps this will help you some in your amateur detective work. 🔊
  • 14. That you're an amateur one plainly sees! 🔊
  • 15. I followed the amateur designer-owner of this madhouse down into the basement. 🔊
  • 16. They show that the amateur had small knowledge of the ways of experts. 🔊
  • 17. Such a hint was not lost upon his amateur colonels and military magistrates. 🔊
  • 18. You see, I'm an amateur hero. 🔊
  • 19. I'm an amateur Sherlock Holmes. 🔊
  • 20. Who is this friend, I wonder; some amateur detective, I suppose. 🔊
  • 21. The Head listened to the amateur detective's statement with interest. 🔊

How to use Amateur in Sentences?

  • 1. The coaching amateur and the nineteenth century came into existence almost contemporaneously. 🔊
  • 2. The play was an amateur melodrama, printed in little penny booklets, for carnival production. 🔊
  • 3. As, however, we are but amateur pilgrims, and not very tired, we will loiter about the city. 🔊
  • 4. He had always been a good mimic, a fair amateur actor, a linguist, and a man of parts. 🔊
  • 5. The amateur advice-giver is a nuisance, a fidget, a kill-joy, and an unmitigated bore. 🔊
  • 6. Jan van Goyen was fortunate in being the son of an amateur of painting, who encouraged his talent. 🔊
  • 7. Obtained a considerable reputation, and local amateur record at Los Angeles meet, end of 1910. 🔊
  • 8. Here too the inhabitants vied with each other to do him honour, and arranged amateur concerts for him in his rooms. 🔊
  • 9. The only possible explanation would be that the expert wished to leave the impression than an amateur had been at work. 🔊
  • 10. In a sense, it almost proved more trying for the amateur surgeons than for their unfortunate patient. 🔊
  • 11. It is possible for any amateur to produce at once a repeating device which will relay telephone circuits in one direction. 🔊
  • 12. It had the weak and false drawing which would result in the attempt of an amateur to copy an engraving in color. 🔊
  • 13. A wealthy amateur had become deaf, and suffered much from his deprivation of the enjoyment of his favourite art. 🔊
  • 14. Can we be surprised then that in the amateur medicine of the country within and without the church any fanciful idea of mental life may flourish? 🔊