Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Occurring at irregular intervals.

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to some special occasion.

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Usage examples "occasional":

  1. A great many men go to a ball game today and never speak a word to anyone other than the members of their own party or an occasional word of cheer to a player. - "Love Conquers All", Robert C. Benchley.
  2. He does not consider that these are occasional facts. - "The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts", George W. Holley.
  3. Lady Burton spent the year 1894 and part of 1895 at Baker Street and Mortlake, making occasional visits to friends. - "The Life of Sir Richard Burton", Thomas Wright.