Definition of inexpert in English:

inexpert

Line breaks: in|ex¦pert
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈɛkspəːt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

inexpertly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Fly by Night is moderately well written but poorly acted and inexpertly directed.
  • Every line is beautifully judged (even if a few are inexpertly mumbled) and the characters are drawn with a conviction that exceeds the usual limits of either genre.
  • Not much used to bicycles, she inexpertly began coasting downhill, keeping her speed down should she go for a toss.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'inexperienced'): via Old French from Latin inexpertus, from in- 'not' + expertus (see expert).

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