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- Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident.
- That character, though colorful, is incidental to the overall plot.
- Entering or approaching, prior to reflection (more frequently incident).
existing as an accident
incidental (plural incidentals)
- Incidental expense.
- She's costing us a lot in incidentals.
- incidental (existing by chance)