Definitions of accidentally

  1. in an incidental manner; "these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In an accidental manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for accidentally

  1. It would be no advantage to you, and it might be embarrassing to me, were you to discuss them in my presence; but I have so little sympathy with Captain Renouf in his high- handed method of dealing with you that, were I to accidentally become acquainted with any portion of your intentions, I should feel quite justified in remaining silent about them. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  2. It was Beethoven's practice to keep one of these books by his bedside, in case an idea occurred to him during the night, and it is told that he was once aroused by the knocking of a neighbour who had been accidentally locked out of his house in the small hours of the morning. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham