Synonyms for dilettante

Synonyms for (noun) dilettante

Synonyms: dabbler, dilettante, sciolist

Definition: an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

Similar words: amateur

Definition: someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime

Synonyms for (adj) dilettante

Synonyms: sciolistic, dilettante, dilettanteish, dilettantish

Definition: showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish

Usage: his dilettantish efforts at painting

Similar words: superficial

Definition: concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually

Usage: 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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