occasionally occasionally  /ə ˈkeɪ ʒə nə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) now and then or here and there

Usage(s):

  1. I mused occasionally as I watched a parade of dark-suited men pile into an executive boardroom.
  2. And seeing as I only have one lady and I do occasionally suffer from lower back pain, that might be more than I need.
  3. A 1990 Kinsey Institute report said researchers estimate that 5% to 10% of Americans occasionally engage in SM sex.

News

  1. Pique: I want to retire with Barca

    The Spain international has occasionally been linked with a return to England, but his heart is solely set on seeing out the remainder of his playing days at Camp Nou
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Penguins GM Shero content with status quo, for better or worse (Trending Topics)

    Trending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey, occasionally according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Low wages may be good for business, but who else? - Fri, 14 Jun 2013 PST

    Occasionally, we hear from the business community about the wonders of the business climate in Idaho. Usually, though, those praising the Gem State’s business-friendliness don’t point out that one of the reasons is this: Employees are paid less – and in some cases a lot less – than most employees elsewhere.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. "I am afraid the BBC has to stand up to the Israeli authorities occasionally," Bradshaw said.
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Ben Bradshaw Source: Malaysia Star

  2. "At the State of the Union, I saw kind of a strange expression when I referred to something as the Democrat Party," Mr. Bush said. "Now look, my diction isn't all that good. I have been accused of occasionally mangling the English language,...
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  3. In a plea to conservative activists then, McCain said: "It is my sincere hope that even if you believe I have occasionally erred in my reasoning as a fellow conservative, you will still allow that I have, in many ways important to all of us,...
    on Aug 26, 2006 By: John McCain Source: Leading The Charge

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