blame game

noun

Definition of blame game

  1. the blame game :  a situation in which different individuals or groups attempt to assign blame to each other for some problem or failure … yet another example of the blame game that has become endemic in American life. It's always someone else's fault, and government makes an easy and familiar target. — Zachary Karabell, Time, 18 Oct. 2010 Anyone who has watched the … congressional hearings on the government's inadequate response to Hurricane Katrina has witnessed officials high and low playing the blame game. — BusinessWeek, 10 Oct. 2005

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1958

First Known Use of blame game

1958


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