Example sentences for: amateurs

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

  • With academia's standard rewards of promotion and tenure not as readily accruing in this work, the study of American place names is by and large in the hands of true lovers of the subject (amateurs in the etymological sense, and dilettantes).

  • After the regatta one would presumably adjourn to a bostel “a hotel built on the water's edge, intended for amateurs of navigation,” otherwise ship lovers . Fans of sport in general might then bet on a favored hurole-racer or watch a bout at walter --“in boxing, medium weight about 65 kg.”

  • On the same grounds, it is incumbent on editors to engage as reviewers of dictionaries lexicographers who are knowledgeable about the genre, not amateurs who occasionally look up one word to see how it is spelt or another to find out what it means.

  • Next to the Metropolitan, the Brooklyn Museum looks like a bunch of amateurs.

  • And in the early '60s, in a small village hall in East Sussex, England, we danced to a group of amateurs called The High Numbers .

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