amateurism definition

  • noun:
    • Amateur values and practices generally.
    • The opinion or conviction that sports ought not to be played for money.
    • The practice, routine, or work of an amateur.
    • The practice of any art, occupation, online game, etc., as a pastime or an accomplishment, and never as a profession; the quality of becoming an amateur.
    • the conviction that individuals should participate in recreations as a spare time activity (for the fun of it) in the place of for the money

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