extracurricular activity

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extracurricular activity

1. Literally, an activity that a student does in addition to their studies (the curriculum). With your grades and extracurricular activities, you'll get into any college you want.
2. slang Sexual activity, often that which is clandestine. If Jen didn't come home last night, I bet she and Bill were preoccupied with some extracurricular activities, if you know what I mean.
3. slang Fighting or arguing that occurs among competitors during a sporting event. It looks like both teams were flagged for some extracurricular activity after that last play.
See also: activity
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An extracurricular activity occupies your mind for the better and helps you stay away from bad habits that can be unhealthy and are not beneficial for you in the long run.
Being in an extracurricular activity will allow you to meet new people and explore and learn new things.
The project was started in late October and completed as an extracurricular activity on the students' own time.
The present study examines the lives of elementary school children who participate in acting both as an extracurricular activity and as a profession, by considering a wide variety of theoretical frameworks to illustrate their characteristics as students.
It's just an extracurricular activity and I just want to compete my best.
For him, F4F is more than an extracurricular activity.
As a dance educator [Hobart and William Smith Colleges] I was shocked to find Muriel Topaz representing dance as an extracurricular activity ["A Liberal Arts Degree: What Does It Offer the Dancer?
Of those students, 92 percent said being involved in an extracurricular activity was worth their time.
Swaner said other high schools place a much greater emphasis on the decathlon, offering it as a class rather than an extracurricular activity.
While the academic decathlon team is an extracurricular activity for Antelope Valley students, other schools offer it as an elective class with a full-time teacher.