To date, it has been found at autopsy in a variety of athletes, professional and amateur alike.
Pritzker makes Treasury Secretary Jack Lew look like an amateur.
Thankfully, the Coleman kids reached a Burger King, and Wahlberg and his amateur biker gang rode off.
1784, "one who has a taste for (something)," from French amateur "lover of," from Latin amatorem (nominative amator) "lover," agent noun from amatus, past participle of amare "to love" (see Amy). Meaning "dabbler" (as opposed to professional) is from 1786. As an adjective, by 1838.