accidentally - definition and synonyms

 
adverb 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˌæksɪˈdent(ə)li/
  1. 1
    by chance, as the result of an accident

    Police believe the fire was started accidentally.

    A woman was accidentally killed during the shootout.

  2. 2
    by mistake rather than deliberate intention

    The program prevents files from being accidentally erased.