Word Nerds 2.11

Word: dilettantes

Source: Look Who’s Back, Timur Vermes, page 23

Context: “The Reichsmark was no longer legal tender, even though others – probably some clueless dilettantes on the side of the victorious powers – had clearly adapted my plan to turn it into a European-wide currency”

Dictionary Definition: a person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.

Ammon Definition: Someone with a half-hearted interest

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