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EXTRACURRICULAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does extracurricular mean? 

EXTRACURRICULAR (adjective)
  The adjective EXTRACURRICULAR has 3 senses:

1. outside the regular academic curriculum
2. outside the regular duties of your job or profession
3. characterized by adultery

  Familiarity information: EXTRACURRICULAR used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXTRACURRICULAR (adjective)


Sense 1extracurricular [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Outside the regular academic curriculum

Context example:

sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities

Similar:

outside (relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit)


Sense 2extracurricular [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Outside the regular duties of your job or profession

Similar:

outside (relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit)


Sense 3extracurricular [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by adultery

Synonyms:

adulterous; extramarital; extracurricular

Context examples:

an adulterous relationship / extramarital affairs / the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband

Similar:

illicit (contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention)


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