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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 best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Voltaire

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

Millions of people die every day. Everyone's got to go sometime. I've came by this particular tumor honestly. If you smoke, which I did for many years very heavily with occasional interruption, and if you use alcohol, you make yourself a candidate for it in your sixties.
Christopher Hitchens

Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians - except for the occasional mountain lion steak.
Ted Nugent

The voices of moral authority in the theatre demanded only punctuality and physical performance. In the light of continuing pressure and stress, the occasional lip service paid to moderation was meaningless. Starvation and poisoning were not excesses, but measures taken to stay within the norm.
Gelsey Kirkland
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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