recreational

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adjective rec·re·a·tion·al \ˌre-krē-ˈā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of recreational

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of recreation a recreational area recreational activities

  2. 2 :  of or relating to recreational drugs or their use a recreational drug user Colorado's burgeoning marijuana industry had struggled under its own astonishing success since legal recreational sales began Jan. 1. — David Migoya

recreationally

adverb

Examples of recreational in a sentence

  1. Marijuana is a recreational drug.

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First Known Use of recreational

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RECREATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

recreational

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adjective rec·re·a·tion·al \ˌre-krē-ˈā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of recreational for English Language Learners

  • : done for enjoyment

  • of a drug : used for pleasure instead of for medical purposes



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