discourse (up)on (something)(redirected from discoursed upon)
discourse (up)on (something)
To talk about something at length. If he discourses about this abstract theory any longer, I'm going to fall asleep.
See also: discourse
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
someone or something to lecture about someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) I would like to discourse upon this matter awhile. The committee chose to discourse on Tom and his latest fiasco rather than deal with the budgetary problems it faces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.