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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dilettanti (0.01154 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to dilettanti.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dilettanti dilettante adj : showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish; “his dilettantish efforts at painting” [syn: dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic] [also: dilettanti (pl)] dilettante n : an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge [syn: dabbler, sciolist] [also: dilettanti (pl)] dilettanti See dilettante
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dilettanti Dilettante \Dil`et*tan"te\, n.; pl. Dilettanti. [It., prop. p. pr. of dillettare to take delight in, fr. L. delectare to delight. See Delight, v. t.] An admirer or lover of the fine arts; popularly, an amateur; especially, one who follows an art or a branch of knowledge, desultorily, or for amusement only. [1913 Webster] The true poet is not an eccentric creature, not a mere artist living only for art, not a dreamer or a dilettante, sipping the nectar of existence, while he keeps aloof from its deeper interests. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

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