toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

digress
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition wander from a direct or straight course — especially verbally
  • 'Perhaps not,' said Mr. Wickfield; 'and you bring me back to the question, with an apology for digressing.
    Chapters 16-18 (3% in)
  • This is a digression.
    Chapters 25-27 (55% in)
  • From this digression, let me proceed to Dover.
    Chapters 37-39 (61% in)
  • But I will not digress.
    Chapters 49-51 (3% in)

There are no more uses of "digress" in David Copperfield.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®