Dilettanteish
Dilettanteish Dil`et*tan"te*ish, a. Somewhat like a dilettante. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dilettanteish — dil·et·tan·te·ish …   English syllables

  • dilettanteish — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettantish, ↑sciolistic • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dilettantish — Dil et*tant ish, a. Dilettanteish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dilettante — dilettantish, dilettanteish, adj. /dil i tahnt , dil i tahnt , tahn tay, tan tee/, n., pl. dilettantes, dilettanti / tahn tee/, adj. n. 1. a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, esp. in a desultory or superficial …   Universalium

  • dilettantish — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettanteish, ↑sciolistic • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • sciolistic — adjective showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish his dilettantish efforts at painting • Syn: ↑dilettante, ↑dilettantish, ↑dilettanteish • Similar to: ↑superficial • Derivationally related for …   Useful english dictionary

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