incidentally Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "incidentally" - English Dictionary

See all translations

incidentallyadverb

uk   /ˌɪn.sɪˈden.təl.i/  us   /-t̬əl-/
C1 used before saying something that is not as important as the main subject of conversation, but is connected to it in some way: We had a marvellous meal at that restaurant you recommended - incidentally, I must give you the number of a similar one I know. used when mentioning a subject that has not been discussed before, often making it seem less important than it really is: Incidentally, I wanted to have a word with you about your travel expenses.
(Definition of incidentally from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of incidentally?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “incidentally” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More