Synonyms of amateur in English:

amateur


See definition of amateur

noun

1‘the crew were all amateurs who had paid £15,000 apiece for the trip’

SYNONYMS

non-professional, non-specialist, layman, layperson

dilettante, dabbler, potterer, trifler

enthusiast, devotee, fan, lover

informal buff, ham

ANTONYMS

professional

2‘what a bunch of amateurs’

SYNONYMS

bungler, blunderer, incompetent, bumbler

British informal bodger

ANTONYMS

expert


adjective

1‘it is still largely an amateur sport’

SYNONYMS

non-professional, non-specialist, lay

dilettante

2‘they may scoff at others' amateur efforts’

SYNONYMS

incompetent, inept, useless, unskilful, inexpert, clumsy, maladroit, gauche, blundering, bungling, bumbling, amateurish, botched, crude

British informal bodged