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Definition of "semiprofessional" []

  • Taking part in a sport for pay but not on a full-time basis. (adjective)
  • Composed of or engaged in by semiprofessional players. (adjective)
  • A semiprofessional player. (noun)
  • One whose occupation or work has some of the characteristics of a profession or of a professional. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "semiprofessional" in a sentence
  • "Such "semiprofessional" gaming would still likely emerge at the player level, with player datamining "rating" games for competition, and agreeing among themselves what's fair and unfair within the league."
  • "LONDON — David Le Cluse, the chairman of an English semiprofessional soccer club caught up in Pakistan's cricket fixing scandal, has been found dead."
  • "LONDON mdash; David Le Cluse, the chairman of an English semiprofessional soccer club caught up in Pakistan's cricket fixing scandal, has been found dead."