Definition of Semiprofessional

1. Noun. An athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis.

Exact synonyms: Semipro
Generic synonyms: Pro, Professional



Definition of Semiprofessional

1. Adjective. Paid as a professional but on a part-time basis. ¹

2. Adjective. Like a professional but not as skilled or experienced, more than an amateur but lower than a full professional in quality. ¹

3. Noun. A semiprofessional person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Semiprofessional

semiporcelain
semiporcelains
semiposh
semipostal
semipostals
semipowerful
semiprecious
semiprime
semiprimes
semiprimitive
semiprivacy
semiprivate
semipro
semiproductive
semiprofessional (current term)
semiprofessionally
semiprofessionals
semipronation
semiprone
semiproof
semiproofs
semipros
semiprosperous
semiprotection
semipublic
semipupa
semipupae
semipupal

Literary usage of Semiprofessional

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

1. Hours, Earnings, and Conditions of Labor of Women in Indiana Mercantile by Marie Louise Obenauer, Royal Meeker, Frances Wadsworth Valentine, Indiana Commission on Working Women (1914)
"... in department stores and in other mercantile houses, nor did it include women in domestic service and in clerical and semiprofessional pursuits. ..."

2. Opinions of the Solicitor for the Department of Labor Dealing with Workmen's by United States (1915)
"The work of a cement tester and chemist in the Reclamation Service being in its nature semiprofessional, claimant held not to be an artisan or laborer. ..."

3. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1921)
""THE EMPEROR JONES" A Play in Eight Scenes BY EUGENE G. O'NEILL THE Provincetown Players, a semiprofessional organization which includes Eugene O'Neill as a ..."

4. Shakespeare's Theater by Ashley Horace Thorndike (1916)
"... the Children of the Chapel have now become a semiprofessional company, which along with the children actors of Paul's and of Windsor, appear frequently. ..."

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