(noun, adjective)


1. outside the regular academic curriculum

- sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities

Similar word(s): outside

2. outside the regular duties of your job or profession

Similar word(s): outside

3. characterized by adultery

- the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband

Similar word(s): illicit, adulterous, extramarital

Sentences with extracurricular as an adjective:

- The students enjoy a number of extracurricular activities at weekends.


1. (education) An activity outside the normal academic curriculum.

2. (informal) An activity beyond official duties of a job or profession.

3. (informal) An extramarital affair.