Meaning of tangential
Pronunciation: (tan-jen'shul), [key]
- 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.
- tangential (Thesaurus)