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’
    • ‘Football is occasionally a rough sport, but politics is always a dirty undertaking.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Think of me fondly while you're out there in the real world, and send me a postcard occasionally.’
    sometimes, from time to time, now and then, every now and then, now and again, every now and again, at times, every so often, once in a while, every once in a while, on occasion, on occasions, on the odd occasion, periodically, at intervals, irregularly, sporadically, spasmodically, infrequently, intermittently, on and off, off and on
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