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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occasionally, on occasion, once in a while, now and then, now and again, at times, from time to time(adverb)

    now and then or here and there

    "he was arrogant and occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us"; "as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention"


  1. once in a while(Adverb)

    Occasionally; sometimes.

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once in a while


I meet him once in a while at the club.

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