Definitions for dilettanteˈdɪl ɪˌtɑnt, ˌdɪl ɪˈtɑnt, -ˈtɑn teɪ, -ˈtæn ti; -ˈtɑn ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dil•et•tanteˈdɪl ɪˌtɑnt, ˌdɪl ɪˈtɑnt, -ˈtɑn teɪ, -ˈtæn ti; -ˈtɑn ti(n.; adj.)(pl.)-tantes, -tan•ti
(n.)a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, esp. in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler.
a lover of an art or science.
(adj.)of or characteristic of dilettantes.
Origin of dilettante:
1725–35; < It
dabbler, dilettante, sciolist(adj)
an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
dilettante, dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic(adj)
showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
"his dilettantish efforts at painting"
An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest.
A person with a general but superficial interest in any art or a branch of knowledge. (Sometimes derogatory.)
Pertaining to or like a dilettante.
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
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.
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