an entertainment featuring amateur performers, often in competition for prizes.
Informal. an example of or situation marked by flagrant ineptitude: Critics say it's been amateur night at the embassy since the new ambassador took over.
- Also called amateur hour .
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How to use amateur night in a sentence
Its going to be amateur-night for me, to-morrow is, and no outsiders are urged to attend!Believe You Me! | Nina Wilcox Putnam