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WHAT DOES DILETTANTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Definition of dilettante in the English dictionary
The first definition of dilettante in the dictionary is a person whose interest in a subject is superficial rather than professional. Other definition of dilettante is a person who loves the arts.Dilettante is also of or characteristic of a dilettante.
The translations of dilettante from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dilettante» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DILETTANTE» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dilettante» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dilettante» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dilettante
5 QUOTES WITH «DILETTANTE»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word dilettante.
Anna Julia Cooper
Life must be something more than dilettante speculation.
I always worry that I'm a dilettante: I know something about lots of things but don't have exhaustive knowledge of much.
The cat is a dilettante in fur.
George V. Higgins
Data is what distinguishes the dilettante from the artist.
This dilettante notion that the global economy is evil because big corporate leaders make too much money... they do make too much money, but the only way we've figured out how to generate wealth in this world is through the market economy.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DILETTANTE»
Discover the use of dilettante in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dilettante and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Dilettante Book of Chocolate and Confections
Dilettante Chocolates (Firm)
Dana Taylor Davenport, Ruth Reed, 1986
The Chicken Qabalah of Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford: ...
This is a seriously funny book! Traditional Qabalistic (or Cabalistic, or, indeed, Kabbalistic -- read this book to find out what the difference is...we know you've always wondered) sources tend to be a bit, er, dry.
Lon Milo Duquette, 2001
The Musical Dilettante: A Treatise on Composition by J. F. Daube
This book offers a most comprehensive view of galant composition available in a single volume.
Johann Friedrich Daube, Susan P. Snook-Luther, 2006
Encores for a Dilettante
On the morning of his 45th birthday, a youthful-looking Prof.
Ursule Molinaro, 1977
Job Hopper: The Checkered Career of a Down-market Dilettante
The author of No Touch Monkey! and The Big Rumpus turns her experiences as a lifeguard, library attendant, costume designer, massage therapist, and mime into humorous prose about life in the working world. Original.
Ayun Halliday, 2005
Canada and the OAS: From Dilettante to Full Partner
This book traces the developing relationship between Canada and the oas (Organization of American States) and the pau (Pan American Union) before Canada's accession to full membership in the former organization in 1989.
Peter McKenna, 1995
Dedicated to nobles and entertainers, Dilettante looks at the wealthier and more ambitious careers.
Pete Nash, Charlotte Law, 2010
A Death for a Dilettante
Robert Forsythe, a barrister, and Miss Sanderson, his secretary, pose as housequests at Penndragon in order to find out who is behind the attempts on Winslow Penndragon's life
E. X. Giroux, 1987
Diary of a Dilettante
If you are living among the ranks of people who lack for fascinating stories to tell at parties, have been telling the same boring tales and jokes all your life at family gatherings, and are left in the conversational dust by your ...
Victor Kelley, 2007
Maxie Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilettante
Monica Nolan. district behind. The docks weren't far. Already she could smell the
faintly fishy scent of the lake, and see the sleeping cranes, visible above the tops
of buildings. The gates in the chain-link fence were closed and locked at night, ...
Monica Nolan, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DILETTANTE»
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