Definition of Inexpert

1. Adjective. Lacking professional skill or expertise. "An unskilled painting"

Exact synonyms: Amateur, Amateurish, Unskilled
Similar to: Unprofessional
Derivative terms: Amateur, Amateurishness



Definition of Inexpert

1. a. Destitute of experience or of much experience.

Definition of Inexpert

1. Adjective. Inept or unskilled; not of expert ability or quality. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inexpert

1. a novice [n -S] - See also: novice

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inexpert

inexpectedly
inexpedience
inexpediences
inexpediencies
inexpediency
inexpedient
inexpediently
inexpensive
inexpensively
inexpensiveness
inexperience
inexperienced
inexperienced person
inexperiencedly
inexperiences
inexpert (current term)
inexpertise
inexpertly
inexpertness
inexpertnesses
inexperts
inexpiable
inexpiably
inexpiate
inexplainable
inexplicability
inexplicable
inexplicableness
inexplicably
inexplicit

Literary usage of Inexpert

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Vision of Columbus: A Poem in Nine Books by Joel Barlow (1787)
"... nor inexpert in arms, See Humphreys glorious from the field mire, Sheathe the glad fword and firing the ..."

2. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"... or mitre joint may be made, or a piece be planed square or to any required angle, with ease and accuracy, even by the inexpert. ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1871)
"... a perfect right-angled or mitre joint may be made, or a piece be planed square or to any required angle, with ease and accuracy, even by the inexpert. ..."

4. Beaumarchais and His Times: Sketches of French Society in the Eighteenth by Louis de Loménie (1857)
"The inexpert Watchmaker.—A Duel without Seconds.—A Debt of Honor.—Beaumarchais' Literary Education. UNTIL the age of twenty-four, young Caron's ambition was ..."

5. Japan in Days of Yore by Walter Dening (1905)
"An inexpert fencer comes in for heavy blows.*' This was my experience and so I gave it up. Now, old as I am, were I to fence it would only end in my defeat. ..."

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