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Definition of dilettante noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dilettante

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɪləˌtɑnt//
 
, NAmE//ˌdɪləˈtɑnt//
 
(pl. dilettanti
NAmE//ˌdɪləˈtɑnti//
 
, (or )dilettantes)
(disapproving)
 
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a person who does or studies something but is not serious about it and does not have much knowledge
 
adjective a dilettante artist