Example sentences for: dilettante

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

  • lacking a single memorable phrase"; others suggest other possible authors (such as Elizabeth Cary, a noblewoman who was a dilettante playwright and Shakespeare fan).

  • Heston's political involvement is summed up as the dabblings of a dilettante.

  • Intent on proving that she was more than a seductive dilettante, friends are touting her success as ambassador.

  • Stevens fashioned a new oratory free of meaning; he wrote a surreal, agnostic King James Bible culled from dilettante philosophy, dated chinoiserie, and picture-postcard Americana.

  • DiStasio's question was basically: You've been running for four years, you're a rich dilettante and no one in New Hampshire likes you, so why don't you get the hell off the stage and out of the race?

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