Simple Definition of avocation
: an activity that you do regularly for enjoyment rather than as a job
Examples of avocation in a sentence
He breeds dogs as an avocation.
My favorite avocation is reading.
Origin and Etymology of avocation
Latin avocation-, avocatio, from avocare to call away, from ab- + vocare to call, from voc-, vox voice — more at voice
First Known Use: circa 1617
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