verb (used without object)
Origin of digress
Examples from the Web for digress
But I digress, enough with the “man who wears two masks” nonsense, as if Banville must justify writing mystery novels.
We could name some remarkable instances of this prejudice, if we were willing to digress.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
Anthony Despeisses was a lawyer who used frequently to digress.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
Here it will be well to digress a little to describe a 'threshing-floor' (Goren) of this period.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti
British Dictionary definitions for digress
Word Origin for digress
Word Origin and History for digress
1520s, from Latin digressus, past participle of digredi "to go aside, depart" (see digression), or perhaps a back-formation from digression. Related: Digressed; digressing.