Informal damned: a mild expletive
Used as an intensive: drove so blamed slow that we were late; called me a blamed fool.
- euphemism of bloody (intensifier).
- Simple past tense and past participle of blame.
Variant of blame
transitive verbblamed, blaming
- to accuse of being at fault; condemn (for something); censure
- to find fault with (for something)
- to place responsibility for (an error, fault, etc.) on someone or something
Origin of blameMiddle English blamen ; from Old French blasmer, to speak evil of ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin blasphemare, blaspheme
- the act of blaming; accusation; condemnation; censure
- responsibility for a fault or wrong
- Obsolete blameworthiness; fault
be to blame
to be blamable; be at fault