inexpert

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adjective in·ex·pert \(ˌ)i-ˈnek-ˌspərt, ˌi-nik-ˈspərt\

Definition of inexpert

  1. :  not expert :  unskilled

inexpert

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inexpertly

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inexpertness

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Examples of inexpert in a sentence

  1. an inexpert attempt at putting on an outdoor concert

  2. the inexpert mechanic only made the problem worse—and charged me a fortune for doing it

Origin and Etymology of inexpert

Middle English, from Latin inexpertus, from in- + expertus expert


First Known Use: 15th century


INEXPERT Defined for English Language Learners

inexpert

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adjective in·ex·pert \(ˌ)i-ˈnek-ˌspərt, ˌi-nik-ˈspərt\

Definition of inexpert for English Language Learners

  • : not skillful at doing something



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