intramural intramural  /ˌɪn trə ˈmjʊ rəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) carried on within the bounds of an institution or community

Usage(s):

  1. It is hard now to imagine the intramural fights that rent the Republicans in the late 1970s and early 1980s over tax policy.
  2. But on Poland, his position in the intramural debate was reversed: he was the principal advocate of American caution and restraint.
  3. Colin Powell once told his British counterpart, Jack Straw, that intramural squabbling in Washington kept him from traveling.

News

  1. Much Ado About Nothing Is Whedon at His Best

    In Joss Whedon's The Avengers , Iron Man gets off a good burn on Thor during their intramural fight in the woods: "Shakespeare in the park?" he says. "Doth mother know you weareth her drapes?" Like any good Shakespearean pastiche, The Avengers began in media res, with a glowy cube th...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Broward-Palm Beach New Times

  2. Recreational Sport Study Abroad group returns from Costa Rica

    The WKU Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport alongside the Intramural/Recreational Sports Department recently returned from a Study Abroad trip down to Costa Rica.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: College Heights Herald

Quotes

  1. "I could have gotten a guy off the intramural team to pass the ball," Wright said.
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Jay Wright Source: Forbes

  2. "Cornell wasn't exactly a hoops haven when I was there," Smigel said. "I played intramural hoops at Cornell and I think we got as much attention as the basketball team. Which is to say no attention."
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Robert Smigel Source: msnbc.com

  3. Ben told Parade magazine: "I felt alone. Two weeks after I got to Vermont, I called my girlfriend's room, and some guy answered the phone! Then, when I was playing an intramural basketball game, I fractured my hip. I was miserable. I was now on...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Ben Affleck Source: Monsters and Critics.com

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