amateur 选择性必修1000 全国卷频次:0 教材出处:译林版选必修B2U2
/ˈæmətə(r), ˈæmətʃʊə(r)/ /ˈæmətʃɜːr/
a.&n. amateurs 0
业余的，不熟练的；外行的 & 业余从事者；外行；爱好者
There is yet a population besides professional and amateur star observers that suffers even more from light pollution.
But compared to most people under thirty and certainly under twenty, we are fumbling (在摸索的) amateurs.
amateur n. 业余爱好者；非专业人员（amateur的复数）
amateur sports 业余体育比赛; 业余体育运动;
amateur player 业余运动员
amateur radio [电子] 业余无线电；业余无线电爱好者
radio amateur 业余无线电爱好者; 无线电业余爱好者;
amateur photographer 业余摄影家
amateur dramatics 业余戏剧表演
amateur film 业余影片
amateur boxer 业余拳击手
amateur forecast 业余预报
amateur musical 业余音乐
amateur status 业余身分
amateur station 业余无线电台; 业余电台;
&n.業餘(水平)的(運動員,藝術家等)Last summer the drummer became an amateur dramatist dramatically.去年夏天,鼓手戲劇性地變成了業餘劇作家.
ama·teur / 5AmEtE(r); -tFE(r) /
1. a person who takes part in a sport or other activity for enjoyment, not as a job
The tournament is open to both amateurs and professionals.
2. (usually disapproving) a person who is not skilled
This work was done by a bunch of amateurs!
• ama·teur·ism / 5AmEtErizEm; -tFE- / noun [U] :
New rules on amateurism allow payment for promotional work.
1. [usually before noun] doing sth for enjoyment or interest, not as a job
an amateur photographer
2. [usually before noun] done for enjoyment, not as a job
3. = amateurish
a gifted amateur
Mickelson won his first major golf tournament while still an amateur.
2 informal someone who you think is not very skilled at something 外行，生手
You English are a bunch of amateurs when it comes to romance.
an amateur orchestra
amateur dramatics BrE (=producing or acting in plays for pleasure)
—amateurism noun [uncountable] well-meaning amateurism
Origin amateur (1700-1800) French Latin amator “lover”, from amare “to love”
1.N-COUNT 可数名词业余爱好者 An amateur is someone who does something as a hobby and not as a job.
【搭配模式】：oft N n
Jerry is an amateur who dances because he feels like it…
Taylor began his playing career as an amateur goalkeeper.
2.ADJ 形容词（体育运动或活动）业余爱好的 Amateur sports or activities are done by people as a hobby and not as a job.
…the local amateur dramatics society…
At college he studied English and did amateur boxing.
plural amateurs [count] 1
: a person who does something (such as a sport or hobby) for pleasure and not as a job业余爱好者；业余运动员
She played soccer as an amateur before turning professional.
These photos were taken by both amateurs and professionals.
: a person who does something poorly : a person who is not skillful at a job or other activity外行
The people running that company are a bunch of amateurs.
Only amateurs make this kind of mistake.
He’s a mere amateur when it comes to cooking. [=he doesn’t know how to cook well] 说到烹饪，他不过是个外行。
— amateur adjective, always used before a noun
an amateur competition [=a contest for amateurs] 业余比赛
They competed at the amateur level.
— amateurism /ˈæməˌtɚˌɪzəm/ noun [noncount] a strong supporter of amateurism in sports
the amateurism [=the lack of skill] of her writing style