What is the meaning of "go off on a tangent"?

The meaning of "go off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic


What is the definition of "go off on a tangent"?

The definition of "go off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic



"go off on a tangent" means

to start talking about an unrelated topic

Example Sentences:

The students complained about the professor, because he always goes off on a tangent and starts talking about unrelated things.

While arguing about whose turn it was to do the dishes, Shannon went off on a tangent and started discussing the laundry.

You are always going off on a tangent when we’re speaking! Stick to the topic!

From the Blogs:

How to go off on a tangent

Media:

off on a tangent