Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Now and then; from time to time.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. From time to time; now and then; once in a while; irregularly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an occasional manner; on occasion; at times, as convenience requires or opportunity offers; not regularly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • From time to time, as occasion demands or opportunity offers; at irregular intervals; on occasion.
  • Sometimes; at times.
  • Casually; accidentally; at random; on some special occasion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. now and then or here and there

Etymologies

occasional +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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