Professional vs Inexpert - What's the difference?
Professional is an antonym of inexpert.
As adjectives the difference between professional and inexpert
is that professional
is of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession while inexpert
is inept or unskilled; not of expert ability or quality.
As a noun professional
is a person who belongs to a profession.
A person who belongs to a profession
A person who earns his living from a specified activity
* 1934 , edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 97:
- I have learned that there is a person attached to a golf club called a professional'. Find out who fills that post at the Green Meadow Club; invite the ' professional , urgently, to dine with us this evening.
Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.
*:His forefathers had been, as a rule, professional men—physicians and lawyers; his grandfather died under the walls of Chapultepec Castle while twisting a tourniquet for a cursing dragoon; an uncle remained indefinitely at Malvern Hill;.
That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.
* non-professional, nonprofessional
Inept or unskilled; not of expert ability or quality.
- My inexpert attempts at repairing the hole with duct tape only made the problem worse.
*(inept or unskilled ): amateurish, clumsy, bungling, maladroit
*(inept or unskilled ): adept, proficient, professional, skillful