|1.||[ adjective ] of superficial relevance if any|
"a digressive allusion to the day of the week" "a tangential remark
|2.||[ adjective ] (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects|
|Synonyms:||excursive rambling discursive|
"amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions" "a rambling discursive book" "his excursive remarks" "a rambling speech"