noun fin·ger–point·ing \-ˌpin-tiŋ\

: the act of blaming someone for a problem instead of trying to fix or solve it

Full Definition of FINGER-POINTING

:  the act of making explicit and often unfair accusations of blame

First Known Use of FINGER-POINTING



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