Meaning of incidental

in•ci•den•tal

Pronunciation: (in"si-den'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else.
  2. incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount: incidental expenses.
  3. likely to happen or naturally appertaining (usually fol. by to).
—n.
  1. something incidental, as a circumstance.
  2. minor expenses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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