Nouns (3)

sciolist, dilettante, dabbler
n. an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

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Adjectives (4)

sciolistic, dilettanteish, dilettantish, dilettante
adj. showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish; "his dilettantish efforts at painting"

Fuzzynyms (14)

whiz
n. a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air; "he heard the whiz of bullets near his head"
bon vivant, foodie, epicurean, gastronome, gourmet, epicure
n. a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
aesthete, esthete
n. one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature
secular, layperson, layman
n. someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
novice, novitiate
n. someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

Synonyms (11)

seeming, apparent, ostensible
adj. appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
sounding, looking
adj. appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"
facile
adj. arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"
shallow
adj. lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
potted
adj. (British informal) summarized or abridged; "a potted version of a novel"
sketchy, slight
adj. almost no or (with `a') at least some; very little; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work"
skin-deep
adj. penetrating no deeper than the skin: "her beauty is only skin-deep"

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