occasional definition

  • adjective:
    • Occurring every so often. See Synonyms at regular.
    • maybe not habitual; infrequent: took an intermittent cup of wine.
    • Created for a special celebration: periodic verse.
    • meant for usage due to the fact event requires: an intermittent seat.
    • Acting as a cause.
    • functioning in a specified capability every once in awhile: an intermittent hunter.
    • Occurring or showing up irregularly occasionally.
    • not to often.
    • designed for a specific event.
    • meant for use as the celebration calls for.
    • functioning into the indicated role every once in awhile.
    • Occuring occasionally, however continual, regular, or organized; made or taking place as chance calls for or acknowledges; casual; incidental.
    • generated by accident.
    • Of or regarding an occasion or even to occasions; meant for a particular event; for use only once needed, and never frequently.
    • occurring or showing up at often irregular intervals
    • occurring occasionally
    • recurring or reappearing every so often
    • happening from time to time
  • others:
    • Of event; incidental; hence, happening every so often, but without regularity or system; made, happening, or continual as chance calls for or acknowledges: as, a periodic smile; an occasional fit of coughing.
    • known as forth, produced, or applied to some kind of special occasion or event; suited to a certain event: because, an occasional discourse.
    • That functions as or constitutes the event or indirect cause; causal.
  • noun:
    • A production due to or adapted for some unique event, or perhaps the circumstances of-the-moment; an extemporaneous composition.

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