Synonyms of amateur in English:

amateur


See definition of amateur

noun

1‘the crew were all amateurs who had paid £15,000 apiece for the trip’

SYNONYMS
non-professional, non-specialist, layman, layperson
dilettante, dabbler, potterer, trifler
enthusiast, devotee, fan, … lover
informal buff, ham
ANTONYMS

professional

2‘what a bunch of amateurs’

SYNONYMS
bungler, blunderer, incompetent, bumbler
British informal bodger
ANTONYMS

expert


adjective

1‘it is still largely an amateur sport’

SYNONYMS
non-professional, non-specialist, lay
dilettante

2‘they may scoff at others' amateur efforts’

SYNONYMS
incompetent, inept, useless, unskilful, inexpert, clumsy, maladroit, gauche, blundering, bungling, bumbling, amateurish, botched, crude
British informal bodged