amateur hour

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A situation or activity in which the participants show a lack of skill, sound judgment, or professionalism.

Etymology:

  • Probably from the names of series of US radio and television programs such as Major Bowes Amateur Hour and The Original Amateur Hour.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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