Definition of incidentally
- the arrant nonsense of some of his statements is incidentally hilarious
- —John Lahr
- fortunate in having a good teacher … —still living, incidentally
- —John Fischer
Not incidentally, the market slump was followed by widespread layoffs.
incidentally, have you seen the new building they're putting up?
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: as something that is less interesting or important
—used to introduce a statement that provides added information or that mentions another subject
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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