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Word: dilettante

Definition: aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight


Sentences Containing 'dilettante'

Brita Catharina Lidbeck, also "Brita Catharina Munck af Rosenschöld" (1788 – 2 March 1864) was a Swedish Dilettante concert singer.
It was published by Le Dilettante in 2001.

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