semiprofessional love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Taking part in a sport for pay but not on a full-time basis.
  • adjective Composed of or engaged in by semiprofessional players.
  • noun A semiprofessional player.
  • noun One whose occupation or work has some of the characteristics of a profession or of a professional.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Paid as a professional but on a part-time basis.
  • adjective Like a professional but not as skilled or experienced, more than an amateur but lower than a full professional in quality.
  • noun A semiprofessional person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis


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