finger-pointing

noun
fin·​ger-point·​ing | \ ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌpȯin-tiŋ How to pronounce finger-pointing (audio) \

Definition of finger-pointing

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

First Known Use of finger-pointing

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of finger-pointing was in 1914

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“Finger-pointing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finger-pointing. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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