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Definition of Occasional

Occasional

  1. Of or pertaining to an occasion or to occasions; occuring at times, but not constant, regular, or systematic; made or happening as opportunity requires or admits; casual; incidental; as, occasional remarks, or efforts.
  2. Produced by accident; as, the occasional origin of a thing.

Occasional Quotations

The things that make me happiest in the whole world are going on the occasional picnic, either with my children or with my partner; big family gatherings; and being able to go to the grocery store - if I can get those things in, I'm doing good.
Kate Winslet

A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
Groucho Marx

In my life, I have made the occasional catastrophic choice, and it's just a case of moving on and learning from it.
James Nesbitt

I wrote the first draft of 'Madame Bovary' without studying the previous translations, although I gathered them and took the occasional peek.
Lydia Davis

The stars look the same from night to night. Nebulae and galaxies are dully immutable, maintaining the same overall appearance for thousands or millions of years. Indeed, only the sun, moon and planets - together with the occasional comet, asteroid or meteor - seem dynamic.
Seth Shostak
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Occasional Translations

occasional in Dutch is toevallig, gelegenheids-
occasional in French is de rencontre
occasional in German is gelegentlich
occasional in Italian is occasionale
occasional in Portuguese is ocasional
occasional in Spanish is ocasional
occasional in Swedish is enstaka
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