What does inexpert mean?

Definitions for inexpert
ɪnˈɛks pɜrt, ˌɪn ɪkˈspɜrtin·ex·pert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilledadjective

    lacking professional skill or expertise

    "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"


  1. inexpertadjective

    Inept or unskilled; not of expert ability or quality.

    My inexpert attempts at repairing the hole with duct tape only made the problem worse.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inexpertadjective

    Unskilful; unskilled.

    Etymology: inexpertus, Lat. in and expert.

    The race elect advance
    Through the wild desert; not the readiest way,
    Lest ent'ring on the Canaanite alarm'd,
    War terrify them inexpert. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xii.

    In letters and in laws
    Not inexpert. Matthew Prior.


  1. inexpert

    Inexpert refers to someone who is not skilled, proficient, or knowledgeable in a particular field or activity; someone who lacks expertise or professional skills. It can also refer to things that are done in a manner displaying lack of skill or proficiency.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inexpertadjective

    destitute of experience or of much experience

  2. Inexpertadjective

    not expert; not skilled; destitute of knowledge or dexterity derived from practice

  3. Etymology: [L. inexpertus inexperienced: cf. F. inexpert. See In- not, and Expert.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inexpert

    in-eks-pėrt′, adj. unskilled.—n. Inexpert′ness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inexpert in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inexpert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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