incidental[ in-si-den-tl ]SEE DEFINITION OF incidental
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCIDENTAL
And Mr. Price said that though folly was incidental to Alfred's years, it must be checked.
"Cousin Amelia is only incidental," Jan said, when they were all three seated in the balcony.
"There are sure to be incidental expenses," said Philip cautiously.
The club and Bobby were incidental points of contact, pleasant, but not permanent.
The production of gold is only incidental, as it were, while the output of silver might be doubled.
There were other incidental factors which determined the course of the movement.
The suggestion must seem to be incidental and unpremeditated.
Many and various also were the incidental obstacles in Mr. Adams's way.
But this reference to nature is for the most part casual and incidental.
In theory the building of a villa is as incidental as the buying of a hat.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR INCIDENTAL
- beside the point
- of no account