Definition of recreational
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of recreation a recreational area recreational activities
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
Examples of recreational in a Sentence
Marijuana is a recreational drug.
Recent Examples of recreational from the Web
Legal cannabis demand in California is set to grow by 50 percent in 2018, when recreational use is scheduled to come online, according to the report.
In November, voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada decided through ballot measures to legalize recreational use, joining Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
Instead, most people use Uber and Lyft for recreational or social reasons, particularly between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. when public transit shuts down in many places.
A look at some of the efforts nationwide: ___ CALIFORNIA California voters legalized recreational marijuana in November.
Evening campground program Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will host an evening program showcasing the area and its recreational opportunities from 8-9 p.m. Saturday at the Dunewood Campground Amphitheater, 645 Broadway Ave.
It is considered one of the largest municipal recreational facilities in Alabama.
In March 2017, state lawmakers proposed a measure legalizing recreational marijuana that could be voted on next year.
The park will be an addition to the city’s seven recreational parks and one dog park, Trails & Tails.
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RECREATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners
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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