Pronunciation of Dilettante
/d_ˈaɪ_l_t_a_n_t/, /dˈa͡ɪltant/, /dˈaɪltant/
Antonyms for dilettante:
professional, all-around, hand, masterly, taught, polished, handsome, veteran, versatile, maven, able, prepared, zealot, authority, master, educated, ace, ideologue, red hot, trained, virtuoso, practiced, maestro, vet, well-rounded, talented, accomplished, proficient, slick, experienced, dexterous, meister, skillful, competent, guru, hotshot, warhorse, shark, expert, old-timer, masterful, gifted, geek, tutored, adept, stager, doyen, qualified, true believer, crusader, finished, old hand, skilled, crackerjack, ambidextrous, past master, consummate, seasoned, Cognoscente, initiated, profound, versed, capable, knowledgeable, Habile, schooled.
Usage examples for dilettante:
- You are true and sincere; I am a dilettante in everything. - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.
- There is something to be said for such an attitude, on the part of a dilettante traveller, towards these desperate antiquarian controversies. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.
- The spirit of dilettante adventure which pervades the mediaeval romances gives them a tone entirely different from that of the epics. - "Literature in the Elementary School", Porter Lander MacClintock.