Meaning of accidental
Pronunciation: (ak"si-den'tl), [key]
- happening by chance or accident; not planned; unexpected: an accidental meeting.
- nonessential; incidental; subsidiary: accidental benefits.
- relating to or indicating sharps, flats, or naturals.
- a nonessential or subsidiary circumstance, characteristic, or feature.
- a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration of its pitch.
- accidental (Thesaurus)