Synonyms of unskilled


1. unskilled (vs. skilled), artless, botchy, butcherly, unskillful, bungled, botched, bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent, crude, rough, hopeless, humble, menial, lowly, lubberly, out of practice(predicate), rusty, semiskilled(prenominal), weak, incompetent, inexperienced#1, inexperient

usage: not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"

2. amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled, unprofessional (vs. professional)

usage: lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"

3. incompetent, unskilled, bad (vs. good)

usage: not doing a good job; "incompetent at chess"

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Definition and meaning of unskilled (Dictionary)