from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being outside the regular curriculum of a school or college: Sports and drama are the school's most popular extracurricular activities.
- adj. Being outside the usual duties of a job or profession: The attorney's work for the legal aid society was extracurricular.
- adj. Informal Extramarital.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Outside of the normal curriculum of an educational establishment
- adj. Similarly outside of the normal duties of a job or profession
- adj. extramarital
- n. An activity outside the normal academic curriculum.
- n. An activity beyond official duties of a job or profession.
- n. An extramarital affair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by adultery
- adj. outside the regular academic curriculum
- adj. outside the regular duties of your job or profession
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My matriculation at F. & M. was characterised by total immersion in "extracurricular" activities.
Others seem to be employed in extracurricular activities of a more malevolent nature.
This was a welcome break from my main extracurricular activity of the past week — fixing timezone support on Calagator.
I was rarely involved in extracurricular activities and I never did any homework, so when the bell rang on Friday afternoons, I had a whole two and a half days to spend in front of the TV.
But they should acknowledge up front that choosing not to send a child to public school means you also give up the right/privilege for that child to participate in extracurricular activities, such as football.
•Seniors who transferred to their current institutions talked less frequently with faculty about their future plans, were less likely than their peers to work with their classmates on assignments outside of class, and were less likely to participate in extracurricular activities.
Privilege is participating in extracurricular activities like dance, theater, or music lessons.
Among the traits that protected students from becoming addicted were being involved in extracurricular activities, it said.
The world would be better if: Youngsters were more involved in extracurricular activities.
As a growing number of applicants have gotten top scores on these "hard" portions of the college application, admissions officers at selective schools have been forced to rely more on "soft" measures, such as teacher recommendations, the perceived difficulty of the student's curriculum, excellence in extracurricular activities, and, most important, the college essay.