avocational

adjective av·o·ca·tion·al \ ˌa-və-ˈkā-sh(ə-)nəl \
|Updated on: 6 Jun 2018

Definition of avocational

1 : of or relating to an avocation
  • an avocational interest in sports
2 : being such by avocation
  • an avocational musician

avocationally

play \-sh(ə-)nə-lē\ adverb

Examples of avocational in a Sentence

  1. just a bunch of avocational rockers who get together in a garage on weekends

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First Known Use of avocational

1910

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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