accident

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈæk.sə.dənt/ or /ˈæk.sə.dɛnt/
  • SAMPA: /"{k.s@.d@nt/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
accident

Plural
accidents

A single-car accident
  1. (countable) An accident is something that happens without a plan, usually something bad.
    I dropped the glass by accident and it broke.
  2. An accident is a vehicle crash.
    Two people were hurt in a road traffic accident between a car and a motorcycle last night.