outside the regular curriculum or program of courses: football, orchestra, and other extracurricular activities.
outside one's regular work, responsibilities, or routine.
Informal. outside the conventional bounds of propriety or ethics: Does his wife know he has an extracurricular girlfriend?
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How to use extracurricular in a sentence
She’s socially savvy, the product of years of extracurriculars and team sports.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18 | Taylor Telford | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
That meant being a teacher, a disciplinarian, a mental health counselor and an extracurricular-activities director on top of her sales job.
Not only are many public school districts canceling in-person classes this fall, but many extracurriculars like sports or theater programs are also canceled, so there’s little tying students to their local schools.College Kids Are Flocking to Outdoor Education Programs | Sara Harrison | September 26, 2020 | Outside Online
This fall, the company is expanding that concept to “Synchrony after school,” similar virtual after-school programs for children, including homework help and extracurricular activities.The best back-to-school benefits companies are offering their employees | ehinchliffe | September 10, 2020 | Fortune
Maybe companies, with a new imperative of survival in a shellshocked economy, would cut any “extracurricular” efforts like battling racial or economic inequality or helping save the planet.A new study shows what minorities think of their employers’ inclusion efforts now | Cassie Werber | August 14, 2020 | Quartz
“How it is” includes his grades, getting him to practices, games, summer tournaments, and any and all extracurricular activities.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own | Robert Silverman | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dennis Rodman may have had some extracurricular activities on his schedule the last time he visited North Korea.Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong-Un, Big Pimpin’ in the Hermit Kingdom | Josh Rogin | December 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reporter Alex Klein got him talking about the future of the gaming industry, and his extracurricular adventures.Mike Morhaime, the Wizard Behind Blizzard, Creator of Diablo and World of Warcraft | Alex Klein | June 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The school also sets itself apart by offering numerous extracurricular activities, including prayer and religious tutoring.
Other teachers disapproved of her for not participating in their extracurricular Gülen meetings, she told me.
There's a certain extracurricular idea coming up from the subconscious like a tidal wave.The Brain | Alexander Blade
My extracurricular research consumed the better part of my evenings.Each Man Kills | Victoria Glad
The first night they met in the control room to divide the many extracurricular jobs involved in maintaining a patrol ship.Star Surgeon | Alan Nourse
Thus it was that a very large part of the activities of the teachers were what we call "extracurricular."
But he didn't like the idea of any extracurricular work, especially with other Gods.Pagan Passions | Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for extracurricular
taking place outside the normal school timetable: extracurricular activities
beyond the regular duties, schedule, etc
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