Examples of amateurish
Sentence with the adjective amateurish
On Boxing Day it will be 11 years since I broke my leg playing for Portsmouth against Tottenham, the injury that effectively signalled the end of my career as a professional footballer, and when I look back on that occasion I still wonder at the amateurish way I was treated.
(The Independent - Football, )
That was amateurish.
An amateurish romantic comedy, 'Go With Le Flo' suffers from bad acting and worse writing.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )
In the end, however, it was Liverpool who were made to look the more amateurish as United took their chances.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )
"Amateurish" school governing boards in England's schools "will no longer do", the chief inspector of schools Sir Michael Wilshaw warns.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )
It slightly pongs of ‘fauxtique’ and service is borderline amateurish, but the rooms are restful and comfy and there is even a small spa with pool.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )
I’m just off the phone with as absurdly amateurish scammer pretending to be a CRA agent set on sending me to jail if I don’t wire him big bucks PDQ.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )
With its amateurish handling of stilted dialogue and flat direction, 'The Falls: Testament of Love' pushes its tale of closeted Mormons into unintended campiness.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )
But after a hiatus of several months, he tried something new – a resolutely amateurish review of that day's Daily Mail – and called it The Trews (that's "true news" in Brand-speak).
(The Independent - People, )
Former England striker Gary Lineker says not selecting the best squad for the European Under 21 Championship was an 'amateurish' decision after they crashed out at the competition's group stage.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )
A series of seemingly random, mostly amateurish attacks in New York and Minnesota caused mostly minor injuries over the weekend, but may have added new strains to the country’s political fabric.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )
An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.
(Fox News - SciTech, )
In a move that propels mobile health apps and fitness trackers from a mostly amateurish realm into the formal health care setting, Apple announced that it is working with Mayo Clinic to integrate medical information via its platform HealthKit, a part of its new operating system iOS 8 for iPhones and iPads.
(Forbes - Business, )
Among the many subplots spinning in the fourth-season finale of "Downton Abbey," the one most interesting to the student of history involved a would-be blackmailer's theft of a love letter written from the Prince of Wales to Freda Dudley Ward, and an amateurish scheme by Lord Grantham, a self-described monarchist, to steal it back.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )
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