recreational

Something is recreational if you do it just for fun. If you're not a professional golfer but love the game, it's recreational.

Anything you do because you enjoy it — rather than because you are obligated to do it — is recreational. Hiking, reading, and visiting museums can all be described this way. Recreational means "something done for recreation," and recreation, which was originally "the curing of a sick person," combines the Latin re, "again" and creare, "to create." Today we think of recreational activities as curing our boredom.

Definitions of recreational
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adj of or relating to recreation

“a recreational area with a pool and ball fields”

adj engaged in as a pastime

recreational golfers”
“reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating”
Synonyms:
amateur, unpaid
nonprofessional
not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain

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