Finger-pointing definition

fĭnggər-pointĭng
The act of blaming someone for something; the imputation of blame.
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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.
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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!"

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Alternative form of finger-pointing.
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The making of accusations, the assigning of blame.
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Origin of finger-pointing

  • From to point one's finger at "to accuse, to assign blame to".

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