Example sentences for: amateur

How can you use “amateur” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If the drummer, Tony Williams, hadn't been such a Wunderkind (or "motherfucker," Davis' preferred term), Davis, who was an amateur boxer, might have taught him another kind of lesson.

  • You can see Hungarian dancers — amateur or professional — most nights at the Municipal Folklore Centre at Fehérvári út 47, south of Gellért Hill.

  • He's also a crime buff, and whenever his official duties take him within 50 feet of a jewel theft, murder or art forgery, Camden can't help turning amateur sleuth."

  • Near the coast at the northern end of the Crocker Range is Mount Kinabalu, at 4,100 m (13,450 ft) the highest peak in Southeast Asia and a favorite with climbers, both professional and amateur.

  • As I was not at the symposium, I can only assume that the symposiasts concerned themselves less (if at all) with the problem of trying to urge editors to engage professional lexicographers as reviewers than with the effort of trying to ensure that editors be provided with certain guidelines on How To Review A Dictionary, which they fondly expect would be passed on to the selected amateur reviewers thereby making them competent, professional reviewers, a forlorn hope at best.


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