Definition of Amateurism

1. Noun. The conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money.




Definition of Amateurism

1. n. The practice, habit, or work of an amateur.

Definition of Amateurism

1. Noun. Amateur beliefs and practices generally. ¹

2. Noun. The opinion or conviction that sports ought not to be played for money. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amateurism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amateurism

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Literary usage of Amateurism

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1. The Value of Organized Speculation by Harrison Hardy Brace (1913)
"Eliminating amateurism It is not, however, by directly making the ... Organized speculation suffers from amateurism as does no other trade or profession. ..."

2. The Complete Oarsman by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann (1908)
"CHAPTER II THE EMANCIPATION OF THE AMATEUR Early Professional Assistance—Tom Egan's View—The Two Universities and amateurism ..."

3. Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle by Lyman Hotchkiss] [Bagg (1887)
"(9) which so cleverly exposed why "amateurism" itself is such а laughing-stock among mcn-of-the-world ; and, "from start to finish he gave not a single hin; ..."

4. Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle by Lyman Hotchkiss] [Bagg (1887)
"In answer to this, the Sec. of NCU issued a sophistical defense of "amateurism" (covering 5 columns of Wheeling, Jan. 26), insisting that the first demand ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the National Collegiate Athletic by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1909)
"Your Committee on amateurism has been struggling with this important subject ... The importance of the subject of amateurism is becoming greater on account ..."

6. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1918)
"The psychological danger of amateurism is the shifting of accent too far over ... The artistic menace of amateurism is that the amateur is always amateur ..."

7. The Triangle by New York University (1906)
"Strict amateurism should be enforced in all college athletics, even though the ... The idea of putting a limit on amateurism by allowing certain kinds of ..."

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