- 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 discoveredMore example sentences
- 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.
- 2In an incidental manner; as a chance occurrence: the infection was discovered only incidentally at post-mortem examinationMore example sentences
- Some people say the best things in life happen incidentally, by chance, that fate defines what becomes of us.
- Salivary stones may be discovered incidentally on dental radiographs or during routine examination.
- EMH foci in the liver are usually asymptomatic and may be discovered incidentally.