Definition of incidentally in English:


Line breaks: in¦ci|den¦tal¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɪnsɪˈdɛnt(ə)li


  • 1 [sentence adverb] Used to add a further comment or a remark unconnected to the current subject; by the way: incidentally, it was many months before the whole truth was discovered
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    • His talent was nurtured by his parents who, incidentally, met at a rambling club in the 1940s.
    • That, incidentally, was one of the subjects the aspiring beauty queens were asked to speak about.
    • Food importation is, incidentally, the major gobbler of foreign exchange in any year that the country has to import.
    by the way, by the by(e), in passing, en passant, speaking of which, while on the subject; parenthetically
    informal BTW, as it happens

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