Definition of beside the point in English:

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beside the point

Irrelevant.
Example sentences
  • But any such intuition is utterly beside the point, irrelevant as well as impolite.
  • The case naturally provoked a lot of commentary, much of it beside the point.
  • What happens to the fans in a particular city is beside the point.
Synonyms
irrelevant, immaterial, unimportant, neither here nor there, inconsequential, incidental, out of place, unconnected, peripheral, tangential, extraneous;
See parent entry: point
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