What does the word occasional mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Occasionally.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Occurring at irregular intervals.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Belonging to some special occasion.

Usage examples for 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 by Robert C. Benchley
  2. He does not consider that these are occasional facts. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by 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 by Thomas Wright