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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An admirer or lover of the arts.

Usage examples (27)
  • Our objects are not those of mere dilettanti, although for my part I should blame no association which boldly inscribed "dilettanti" on its breezy flag.
  • Seminars, workshops, writing groups, etc, are more the realm of the dilettanti.
  • All the dilettanti were immersed in the great national question of its shape and features.
  • After having thus puzzled the dilettanti, it transpired that it was written by Sir Herbert Croft, Bart. for more
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