AskDefine | Define occasional

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occasional adj
1 occurring from time to time; "took an occasional glass of wine" [syn: occasional(a)]
2 occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals; "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches" [syn: episodic]
3 employed in a specified capacity from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker" [syn: casual]

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  1. limited to certain occasions, oft. used in the sense of "not very often"


limited to certain occasions; not very often

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