Definitions for dilettanteˈdɪl ɪˌtɑnt, ˌdɪl ɪˈtɑnt, -ˈtɑn teɪ, -ˈtæn ti; -ˈtɑn ti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dabbler, dilettante, sciolist(adj)

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

  2. dilettante, dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic(adj)

    showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish

    "his dilettantish efforts at painting"

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  1. dilettante(Noun)

    An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest.

  2. dilettante(Noun)

    A person with a general but superficial interest in any art or a branch of knowledge. (Sometimes derogatory.)

  3. dilettante(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or like a dilettante.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dilettante(verb)

    an admirer or lover of the fine arts; popularly, an amateur; especially, one who follows an art or a branch of knowledge, desultorily, or for amusement only

  2. Origin: [It., prop. p. pr. of dillettare to take delight in, fr. L. delectare to delight. See Delight, v. t.]

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  1. dilettante

    Dilettante is Ali Project's twelfth album. The album includes Chinkon Shou, the B-side from their single for Code Geass. The album reached #116 on the Japanese Oricon chart, and charted for 1 week, selling 2,192 copies.


Translations for dilettante

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Nichtfachmann, Kunstliebhaber, Stümper, Dilettant, Laie, Amateur, dilettantischGerman
  • diletanteSpanish
  • dilettanteFrench
  • dilettáns, műkedvelőHungarian
  • dilettant, amateur, liefhebber, kunstliefhebber, dilettantischDutch
  • dilettantNorwegian
  • diletantePortuguese
  • amator, diletantRomanian
  • лох, чайник, непрофессионал, дилетант, лапоть, профан, любительский, непрофессиональный, дилетантский, любительRussian
  • dilettant, amatör, amatörmässig, amatörmålare, klåpareSwedish

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