noun, plural hob·bies.
Origin of hobby1
Examples from the Web for hobbyist
So why is one considered fine art and the other the harmless pastime of a hobbyist?
Dan's index finger failed to reach the trigger, for a guardian machine gun removed the hobbyist's head in a short efficient burst.
Glaring down at the hobbyist, Stonecypher gripped the staff and rotated thick wrists outward.
The moment you become a tradesman you cease to be a hobbyist.In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays|Augustine Birrell