- not part of the required curriculum; outside the regular course of study but under the supervision of the school: dramatics, athletics, and other extracurricular activities
- not part of the normal, or one's regular, work, routine, etc.: often humorous or ironic: a husband's extracurricular liaisons
Cheerleading is an extracurricular activity.
- An example of an extracurricular activity is high school cheerleading.
- An example of an extracurricular activity is a secretary taking her boss' kids to the zoo.
The definition of extracurricular is an activity that isn't required or is not a normal part of a course of study or work.
- Being outside the regular curriculum of a school or college: Sports and drama are the school's most popular extracurricular activities.
- Being outside the usual duties of a job or profession: The attorney's work for the legal aid society was extracurricular.
- Informal Extramarital.
(comparative more extracurricular, superlative most extracurricular)
- (education) An activity outside the normal academic curriculum.
- (informal) An activity beyond official duties of a job or profession.
- (informal) An extramarital affair.
- Common red flags that children may be experiencing a depressive disorder include a sudden decline in grades and/or disinterest in schoolwork, avoidance of friends, loss of interest in extracurricular activities, and withdrawal from family.
- If you have kids, extracurricular activities, or professional commitments that fall during those times, you'll need to figure out how you can manage your time as productively as possible to meet all of your obligations.
- Even if you're not that involved with extracurricular activities at school, when a job takes away from your ability to study, socialize, spend some time with family, and get enough rest, there is a problem.
- Because children can come into contact with food allergens at school and during extracurricular activities, parents should meet with school officials to discuss procedures for keeping their children safe.
- Children who attend traditional schools all day long have to fit extracurricular activities into their schedule at the end of the day, often when they are too tired to get much out of these activities.