Definition of off-topic in English:

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adjective & adverb

(Of a comment) not relevant to the subject under discussion: [as adjective]: his second comment is entirely off-topic [as adverb]: you’re drifting off-topic
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  • Reviews can also be removed for being too crass, off topic or unhelpful.
  • My apologies to the good people at Warner Independent for going completely off topic here.
  • Hmm, I appear to have gone slightly off topic.

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