Accidental - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- not of prime or central importance (syn: incidental, nonessential)
The timing of the announcement was purely accidental.
The death was ruled accidental.
It is desirable that the preservation of accidentals should be seen in proper perspective.
Buy an insurance policy that covers accidental damage.
I accidentally locked myself out of the house.
the character's motives remain accidental to the plot
Investigators rejected the theory that the death was accidental.
an accidental release of pollutants into the river
an accidental escape of poisonous gases
The damage was caused by accidental discharge of a hunting rifle.
...there's a difference between a purposeful lie and an accidental untruth...
The discharge of the revolver was accidental.
The Spaniards say that the hulling of the vessel was accidental.
Your misdeed is not accidental, but a trade.
Most policies cover accidental damage to pipes.