Word of the Day

Posted: October 30, 2012 in Random stuff
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n. pl. dil·et·tantes also dil·et·tan·ti (-tänt, -tn-)

1. A dabbler in an art or a field of knowledge. See Synonyms at amateur.
2. A lover of the fine arts; a connoisseur.

Superficial; amateurish.
[Italian, lover of the arts, from present participle of dilettare, to delight, from Latin dlectre; see delight.]
dilet·tantish adj.

dilet·tantism n.
  1. Geoff W says:

    This is one of my favorite words of all time 😀

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