Definition of occasionally in English:



  • At infrequent or irregular intervals; now and then:

    ‘we met up occasionally for a drink’
    ‘very occasionally the condition can result in death’
    • ‘Think of me fondly while you're out there in the real world, and send me a postcard occasionally.’
    • ‘Once you chill out and learn to only glance occasionally at the display, it's all much better.’
    • ‘The Plan was always to live a varied life and to write about it occasionally.’
    • ‘I patted it occasionally, which had no impact, and left sticky residue on my palms.’
    • ‘Football is occasionally a rough sport, but politics is always a dirty undertaking.’
    sometimes, from time to time, at times, every so often, on occasion, on occasions, on the odd occasion, periodically, at intervals, irregularly, sporadically, spasmodically, infrequently, intermittently, on and off, off and on
    ever and anon
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