shamateur


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shamateur

(ˈʃæməˌtɜː; -ˌtjʊə; -tə; -tʃə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a sportsperson who is officially an amateur but accepts payment
[C20: from a blend of sham + amateur]
Translations

shamateur

[ˈʃæmətəʳ] Namateur mf fingido/a
References in periodicals archive ?
The old shamateur ethos was dead and the era of whole time professionalism came about, and with it the modern dominance of Leinster and Munster in the Heineken Cup.
Now the s**t has hit the fan the domino affect could break the bank and shake Croke Park to its shamateur foundations.
All the riders were officially amateurs, though the money involved in the game led to the Shanghai races contributing the word shamateur to the English language.
A combination of old players, leading businessmen and legislators from shamateur days looks a good mix.
There wasn't a lot about in the shamateur days at the end of my race career.