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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to recreation: recreational swimming.
  • adj. Of or relating to the occasional use, asserted not to be addictive, of narcotics: "You can't accept recreational drug use and expect to control the drug problem” ( Lacy Thornburg).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Used for recreation, for fun or pleasure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or conducing to recreation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. engaged in as a pastime
  • adj. of or relating to recreation

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