\DIL-uh-tont; dil-uh-TONT; dil-uh-TON-tee; -TANT; -TAN-tee\, noun; plural dilettantes, also dilettanti \-TON-tee; -TAN-\: 1. An amateur or dabbler; especially, one who follows an art or a branch of knowledge sporadically, superficially, or for amusement only. 2. An admirer or lover of the fine arts.
Maxine was something of a dilettante and didn’t take her study of the martial arts very seriously.