Thesaurus

amateurs

noun
plural of amateur

Synonyms & Antonyms of amateurs

1 a person who regularly or occasionally engages in an activity as a pastime rather than as a profession
  • an amateur photographer who has won a number of photo contests

Synonyms for amateurs

Words Related to amateurs

Antonyms for amateurs

2 a person who lacks experience and competence in an art or science
  • a homemade doghouse that looked like it was built by an amateur who hadn't mastered basic carpentry

Synonyms for amateurs

Words Related to amateurs

Near Antonyms for amateurs

Antonyms for amateurs

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about amateurs

Cite this Entry

“Amateurs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amateurs. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on amateurs

Nglish: Translation of amateurs for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of amateurs for Arabic Speakers

Comments on amateurs

What made you want to look up amateurs? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!