accidentally on purpose

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of accidentally on purpose

:made to appear accidental but actually done on purpose
  • He bumped into her accidentally on purpose.

Word by Word Definitions

accidental play accidentally
  1. : occurring unexpectedly or by chance

  2. : happening without intent or through carelessness and often with unfortunate results

  3. : arising from extrinsic causes : incidental, nonessential

  1. : a nonessential property

  2. : a note foreign to a key indicated by a signature

  3. : a prefixed sign indicating an accidental

purpose play
  1. : something set up as an object or end to be attained : intention

  2. : resolution, determination

  3. : a subject under discussion or an action in course of execution

  1. : to propose as an aim to oneself


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