Relevant to off-topic

pertinent
(adj)
PER-ti-nǝnt
Meaning

relevant; to the point

1st Sample Sentence

He frequently makes comments during lectures, but they are rarely pertinent to the matter being taught. All the other students wish he would just shut up.

Root

per (through)#tenere (to hold) (Latin)

Synonyms

apposite, cogent, germane, pertinent

Mnemonics

relate to pertaining. which means relevant to party in a tent is suitable

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