accidentally-on-purpose

accidentally on purpose

Seemingly unintentionally but actually deliberately. Sometimes hyphenated. Paula is pretty shy, so I think she forgot to attend the party accidentally on purpose.
See also: accidentally, on, purpose

accidentally-on-purpose

Inf. deliberate, but meant to look like an accident. Then, I accidentally-on-purpose spilled water on him.

accidentally-on-purpose

mod. deliberate, but meant to look like an accident. Then I accidentally-on-purpose spilled water on him.
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Apparently most of America is up in arms about Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson's routine at the half-time Superbowl show on Sunday night in which one of her breasts was accidentally-on-purpose exposed in a raunchy dance routine.