- Finger pointing is defined as casting blame or assigning the blame for something to someone else.
An example of finger pointing is telling your mom "My sister broke the vase!"
A woman engaged in finger-pointing.
the act of assigning blame as for a harmful policy or unwise decision to another or others, often in an effort to deflect blame from oneself
The act of blaming someone for something; the imputation of blame.
- Alternative form of finger-pointing.
- The making of accusations, the assigning of blame.
From to point one's finger at "to accuse, to assign blame to".