Word of the day!




pertaining to or of the nature of a tangent; being or moving in the direction of a tangent.
merely touching; slightly connected: tangential information.
divergent or digressive, as from a subject under consideration: tangential remarks.
tending to digress or to reply to questions obliquely.
Also, tan·gen·tal .

—Related forms
tan·gen·ti·al·i·ty, noun
tan·gen·tial·ly, tan·gen·tal·ly, adverb
non·tan·gen·tal, adjective
non·tan·gen·tial, adjective
non·tan·gen·tial·ly, adverb
un·tan·gen·tal, adjective
un·tan·gen·tal·ly, adverb
un·tan·gen·tial, adjective
un·tan·gen·tial·ly, adverb


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