Antonyms of adj nonprofessional

1 sense of nonprofessional

Sense 1
nonprofessional (vs. professional) -- (not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain; "the nonprofessional wives of his male colleagues"; "nonprofessional actors")

professional (vs. nonprofessional) -- (engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood; "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"; "began her professional career after the Olympics"; "professional theater"; "professional football"; "a professional cook"; "professional actors and athletes")
        => nonrecreational, paid -- (involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby)
        => professed (prenominal) -- (professing to be qualified; "a professed philosopher")

Similarity of adj nonprofessional

1 sense of nonprofessional

Sense 1
nonprofessional (vs. professional) -- (not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain; "the nonprofessional wives of his male colleagues"; "nonprofessional actors")
       => amateur, recreational, unpaid -- (engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary")
       => lay -- (not of or from a profession; "a lay opinion as to the cause of the disease")

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