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incidental meaning

EN[ɪnsɪˈdɛntəl]

    Definition of incidental in English Dictionary

  • NounPLincidentalsSUF-al
    1. Incidental expense.
      1. She's costing us a lot in incidentals.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore incidentalSUPmost incidental
    1. Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident.
      1. That character, though colorful, is incidental to the overall plot.
    2. Entering or approaching, prior to reflection (more frequently incident).
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The stakes are low and the story beats are incidental amid the rush of largely mild visual gags and verbal sallies like “Blood Island! So called because it’s the exact shape of some blood!”
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -al
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en incidentally
          2. en incidentals
          3. en incidentaloma
          4. en incidentalome
          5. en incidentalness
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          Meaning of incidental for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "incidental" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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